Margaret Wright

Adjunct Professor

Professor Wright is an adjunct professor who joined the faculty in the spring of 2013 teaching International Business Transactions. Professor Wright has an extensive background in business law. She holds a degree in economics and graduated from Pepperdine University School of Law, emphasizing a course of study in the business area. She was a member of the Pepperdine law review. Professor Wright went on to obtain a LL.M. in corporation law from New York University.

She is a member of the California, Illinois, and D.C. bars, a member of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth and Eleventh Circuits, and a member of the Supreme Court of the United States.    

Early in her career, Professor Wright worked for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.

Professor Wright has worked in private practice, both in California and Illinois, for most of her career, handling an extensive civil law and motion calendar in the business arena. In addition, she practiced regularly in the area of corporate transactions, including Private Placement Memoranda under Regulation D.

Professor Wright has taught legal research and writing at Cornell University School of Law. She has also taught Business Law at the University of Arkansas, Walton College of Business and Securities Regulation at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

Most recently, Professor Wright served as judicial counsel to the Judiciary of the California Superior Court, County of San Bernardino.