Professor Celeste Pagano




Celeste Pagano

Office Hours:

Wednesday 4-6 p.m.

or by appointment

  • Contracts
  • Real Estate Transactions

University of California at Berkeley

J.D. Harvard

LL.M. Temple University’s Beasley School of Law


Assistant Professor of Law

Professor Pagano joined the Oklahoma City University School of Law faculty in July 2009, after serving as a Freedman Fellow at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. The prestigious two-year Abraham L. Freedman Teaching Fellowship is a longstanding program at Beasley for experienced lawyers pursuing an LL.M. in law teaching, which Pagano completed in 2009. She is a Phi Beta Kappa and honors graduate of the University of California at Berkeley. She received her J.D. in 2000 from Harvard Law School, where she served as a line editor and articles editor for the Harvard Journal on Legislation.

She also has more than six years of private practice experience as a commercial real estate attorney, specializing in the financing and development of multifamily affordable housing. Pagano’s areas of expertise include land use, housing, and public-private partnerships.

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