Professor Muller earned his B.A. summa cum laude from Hillsdale College and his J.D.
summa cum laude from Notre Dame Law School, where he was a note editor on the Notre Dame
Law Review. His research and writing focuses on election law, particularly federalism and
the role of states in federal elections. At Pepperdine, Professor Muller teaches in the
areas of civil procedure, complex civil litigation, election law, and administrative law.
Before joining the Pepperdine faculty in 2011, Professor Muller clerked for the Honorable
Raymond W. Gruender on the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in St. Louis,
Missouri. He then practiced litigation at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago, where he
dealt with white collar criminal defense, commercial contract disputes, derivative
shareholder suits, and appellate litigation. Professor Muller then served as a Visiting
Assistant Professor and Shughart Scholar at the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson
School of Law, where he taught Civil Procedure and Federal Courts. He is admitted to
practice in the state of Illinois. 

Election Law


Invisible Federalism and the Electoral College, Arizona State Law Journal (2012)

What role do States have when the Electoral College disappears? With the enactment of the...



More Thoughts on the Compact Clause and the National Popular Vote: A Response to Professor Hendricks, Election Law Journal (2008)

This article briefly responds to three of the more salient issues noted by Professor Hendricks...



The Compact Clause and the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, Election Law Journal (2007)

Despite previous historical failed attempts to abolish the Electoral College at the federal level, in...