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Bradley J. Lingo, J.D.
Dean of the Law SchoolExecutive Director, Robertson Center for Constitutional Law757.352.4337

Bradley J. Lingo, J.D.


Bradley Lingo is the dean of Regent University School of Law.  He also co-founded and serves as executive director of Regent University’s Robertson Center for Constitutional Law.  Prior to becoming dean, he served as associate dean for academic affairs.

He has taught Contracts, State Constitutional Law, Appellate Advocacy, and Secured Transactions.  His research and advocacy focus on constitutional law and religious liberty.  His work has been published by the Wake Forest Law Review (forthcoming), Regent University Law Review, Pro Tempore, the Federalist Society, National Review Online, and the Center for Christian Thought and Action.  As an academic, he has filed amicus briefs on behalf of former members of Congress, Christian ministries such as Campus Crusade for Christ, Young Life, and InterVarsity, and in U.S. Supreme Court cases such as Fulton v. City of Philadelphia and Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health.  His work can be found at

In 2020, Regent University recognized his scholarship with the Faculty Excellence award.   In 2022, Regent’s student bar association named him Professor of the Year.

Before joining the Regent faculty in 2019, he was a partner in King & Spalding’s Trial and Global Disputes practice group. He routinely represented accounting firms and financial institutions facing ten-figure damages claims.  Among other accomplishments, he was one of the lead trial lawyers in the highest-stakes case in U.S. history to be tried by an accounting firm to a complete defense verdict.

Dean Lingo also litigated a number of pro bono and religious-liberty matters while in private practice. Accounts of this work have appeared on the front pages of The New York TimesThe Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. He served as president of the Federalist Society’s Charlotte Chapter from 2013 to 2019, and he served by appointment of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on the Commission’s North Carolina State Advisory Committee from 2016-2019. Super Lawyers named him as one of North Carolina’s “Rising Stars” for three consecutive years.

Before his career with King & Spalding, Dean Lingo practiced in the Washington, D.C., office of Gibson Dunn. He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Morris Sheppard Arnold of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

He received his law degree, with honors, from Harvard Law School, where he served as an executive editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. He graduated first in his class and summa cum laude from Grove City College.