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Gregory Shill

Greg Shill
Associate Professor of Law

Gregory H. Shill is an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa College of Law. His work focuses on corporate governance and transportation law and policy, and his research and views have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, NBC, NPR, CNBC, and other media. He holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. from Columbia University.

Professor Shill joined the Iowa faculty in 2017 from a fellowship at Harvard Law School. Previously, he worked in private practice as a litigator and transactional lawyer in New York and London. He began his legal career as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Prior to law school, he worked as a legislative assistant in Congress and received an M.A. in Judaic studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary.

In addition to his Iowa role, Professor Shill is a Program Affiliate Scholar at N.Y.U. School of Law and a Visiting Scholar at the American Bar Foundation. He is a member of a state autonomous vehicle policy advisory body and the Road to Zero Coalition, a joint project of the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Safety Council to eliminate traffic deaths.


Business Associations
Corporate Governance & Control


Recent and Forthcoming Scholarship (complete set available on SSRN):
The Independent Board as Shield (working paper)
Should Law Subsidize Driving?, 95 N.Y.U. Law Review __ (forthcoming 2020)
The Golden Leash and the Fiduciary Duty of Loyalty, 64 UCLA Law Review 1246 (2017)

Shorter Writing:
Americans Shouldn't Have to Drive, But the Law Insists on It, The Atlantic, July 9, 2019
Unsafe Streets' New Liability, 2 Vision Zero Cities: International Journal of Traffic Safety Innovation 37 (2017)

Grant-Supported Project:
Impact of State Driver Licensing Policies on Older Driver Crash Involvement Rates (Co-Investigator; supported by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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