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Eric DeGroff, J.D.

Eric DeGroff, J.D.


Professor, Regent University School of Law, 1994-present

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, 2014-2015

Associate, Hunton & Williams, Virginia, 1989-94

Admitted: Virginia

Member of the Virginia Bar

Vice-Chair, Board of Governers Virginia State Bar Environmental Section

Member, Virginia Waste Management Board Member, Section on Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law, American Bar Association

Member, Environmental Law Section, Section on Education of Lawyers, and Joint ADR Committee, Virginia Bar Association

Co-Chairman, Law School Committee, American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution (2015-present) (Committee member, 2012-present)

Past Chairman, Environment, Natural Resources & Energy Law Section, Virginia Bar Association (2009-2010); Vice-Chair, 2007-2009; Council Member, 2006-2007

Chairman, Board of Directors, New Covenant Preschool

Member, Board of Directors, Institute for Reformation (2008-Present)

Managing Editor, Chemical Waste Litigation Reporter (2013-Present)

Editor, Education & Practice, bi-annual newsletter of the Section on Education of Lawyers, Virginia State Bar (2000-2004).


J.D., Regent University School of Law

M.P.A., University of Southern California

B.A., cum laude, Kansas University


Books and Monographs:

"RCRA/CERCLA Enforcement Issues Outline." Chemical Waste Litigation Reporter (co-author and co-editor) (rev. 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010).

Prayer in the Public Schools (classroom edition for Restoring Civic Virtues Conference, Regent University) (1995).

Federal Environmental Rule Making (classroom edition for Environmental Regulation Course, Executive Enterprises, Inc.) (1992).

Book Chapters:

Environmental Law Practice Guide, Chapter 89, "Virginia Environmental Law." Matthew Bender (with Ledbetter, Matchett & Jordanger) (1992, rev. 1996).

Journal Articles:

"The Dynamics of the Contemporary Law School Classroom: Looking at Laptops Through a Learning Style Lens." 38 University of Dayton Law Review, 201 (2014).

"Parental Rights and Public School Curricula: Revisiting Mozert After 20 Years." 38 Journal of Law & Education 83 (2009).

"'Learning' Like Lawyers: Addressing the Differences in Law Student Learning Styles," 2006 Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal 499 (co-authored with Kathleen A. McKee).

"Sex Education in the Public Schools and the Accommodation of Familial Rights," 26 Children's Legal Rights Journal 21 (2006).

"The Application of Strict Criminal Liability to Maritime Oil Pollution Incidents: Is There OPA for the Accidental Spiller?" 50 Loyola Law Review 827 (2005).

"State Regulation of Nonpublic Schools: Does the Tie Still Bind?" Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal 363 (2003)

"Raiders of the Lost ARCO: Resolving the Partial Settlement Credit Issue in Private Cost Recovery and Contribution Claims under CERCLA." 8 New York University Enviromental Law Journal 332 (2000).

"Environmental Law." in Annual Update of Virginia Law, 34 University of Richmond Law Review 799 (2000).