Daniel B. Bogart holds the Bolinger Chair in Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Law. In addition to his current role as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor Bogart previously served as the Law School's Associate Dean for Administration from 2010-2012.
Professor Bogart's scholarly, teaching, and national service interests emphasize transactional practice. His articles have appeared in the UCLA Law Review, the American Bankruptcy Law Journal, and the Pittsburgh Law Review, among others. Professor Bogart is also the co author of five books, including Property Law: Practice, Problems and Perspectives (with Jerry Anderson) and Commercial Leasing, A Transactional Primer (with Professor Celeste Hammond). Professor Bogart is former Senior Contributing Editor to Friedman on Leases (Randolph Edition), the most widely used treatise on commercial lease law and practice.
Professor Bogart began his teaching career in 1990, when he was named to the faculty of the Drake University Law School. Professor Bogart joined the Chapman University Fowler Law School faculty in 1998. He is a recipient of Chapman University's Valerie Scudder Award, recognizing outstanding achievement in teaching, scholarship, advising, and service. Professor Bogart has been named outstanding teacher at both the Drake and Chapman Law Schools.
Professor Bogart has chaired most of the key committees at the Law School, at one time or another. Notably, Professor Bogart chaired the committee devoted to the Law School's successful membership application to the Association of American Law Schools.
Professor Bogart is past chair of the Real Estate Transactions Section of the Association of American Law Schools. Professor Bogart is an elected member of the American Law Institute, and a Fellow of both the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and the American Bar Foundation. He received his B.A. (1982), J.D. (1986) and M.A. in Economics (1986) from Duke University.