Steven Schultz teaches California Civil Procedure at UCLA School of Law. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Law at Pepperdine University School of Law. Professor Schultz loves to teach and has been teaching courses at Pepperdine since 2005. He has taught a variety of courses, including Employment Law, California Civil Procedure, Remedies, and Advanced Litigation Writing. Professor Schultz has received Pepperdine University's Howard A. White Award for Teaching Excellence on two occasions as well as Pepperdine Law's “Professor of the Year” award six times.
Previously, Professor Schultz practiced labor and employment law for more than a decade with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Los Angeles. He was elected to Gibson, Dunn's partnership in 1995. In 1998, Professor Schultz joined one of his clients, MiniMed Inc., a publicly-traded biomedical device company focused on helping people with diabetes. At MiniMed, he was a member of the senior management team, holding positions which included Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Assistant General Counsel.
Professor Schultz is a two-time graduate of UCLA. He earned summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors with his bachelor's degree in 1984 and graduated from UCLA School of Law in 1987. Immediately following law school, Professor Schultz served as a law clerk to the Honorable Stephen V. Wilson of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.