Gregory H. Shill

Professor of Law
Michael and Brenda Sandler Faculty Fellow in Corporate Law

Professor Shill’s research focuses on corporate law, securities regulation, and local government law and finance, with an emphasis on corporate governance at public companies and transportation and infrastructure policy.

Professor Shill’s recent scholarship has been published or is forthcoming in the NYU Law Review, UCLA Law Review, Alabama Law Review, Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, and Harvard Law Review Forum. His work has been cited by federal and state courts, including the Delaware Court of Chancery, and his commentary has been featured in The New York TimesWall Street JournalThe Atlantic, Washington PostAmerican Lawyer, NPR (Dallas; Detroit), NBC, CNBC, Planet MoneyFreakonomics RadioSlate, and elsewhere in popular and business media.

Professor Shill holds courtesy appointments in Economics at the Tippie College of Business and at the College of Engineering’s Driving Safety Research Institute. His current grant work includes serving as a Co-Investigator on a CDC-supported project studying older-driver safety. With Jeffrey Lin, an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, he co-hosts the scholarship podcast Densely Speaking: Conversations About Cities, Economics & Law.

Professor Shill joined the Iowa Law faculty in 2017 from a fellowship at Harvard Law School in the Program on Corporate Governance. He has also been a fellow at NYU Law School, a Visiting Scholar at the American Bar Foundation, and a Visiting Professor at Washington University (St. Louis) School of Law.

Professor Shill holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He practiced appellate and white-collar litigation at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in New York and London and corporate law at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft in New York. He holds a B.A. from Columbia University and an M.A. from the Jewish Theological Seminary. He clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for Judge Jennifer W. Elrod.

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Research and Teaching: 

  • Business Associations
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Governance & Control
  • Securities Regulation
  • Local Government Law
  • Transportation Law & Policy


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JD, Harvard Law School
BA, Columbia College, Columbia University
MA, Jewish Theological Seminary