Pittman Named UM Law Professor of the Year

Image of Professor Larry PittmanProfessor Larry Pittman has been selected as the 2016-2017 Professor of the Year at the University of Mississippi School of Law. The award is given each year to a Professor at the Law School by the Law School Student Body (LSSB).

“It has been evident that Professor Pittman has been a favorite among our students at the law school,” said Gregory Alston, LSSB President. “Professor Pittman’s dedication to the profession and our students is shown in the classroom and in the hallways of the law center each and every day.”

The students had a week to submit nominations to Alston for the award. The Professor of the Year Nominating Committee, which is made up of representatives from each class, selects the recipient from the nominations.

“I would like to congratulate Professor Pittman on his exemplary service to the University of Mississippi School of Law and for being the recipient of this award,” said Alston. “The student body appreciates all that he does for us.”

Pittman teaches Torts, Law and Medicine, Bioethics, Alternative Dispute Resolution Processes and Pre-Trial Practice. His scholarship interests include ERISA preemption, Health Law, Bioethics and Alternative Dispute Resolution. He received both his B.B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Mississippi and his LL.M. from Harvard University.