Gregory H. Shill

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

Gregory H. Shill is a Professor of Law at the University of Iowa College of Law. He is an expert in corporate law and corporate governance, securities regulation, contract law, transportation law and policy, and local government law. His work has been published widely in academic journals, including the NYU Law Review and UCLA Law Review, as well as in popular outlets like The Atlantic. His academic articles have 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 JournalWashington PostAmerican Lawyer, NPR, NBC, CNBC, Planet Money, Freakonomics Radio, Slate, and other news media.

Professor Shill’s work is deeply interdisciplinary. In addition to his primary appointment at the College of Law, he holds secondary faculty appointments in Economics at the Tippie College of Business and at the College of Engineering’s Driving Safety Research Institute. He is a Co-Investigator with colleagues from the College of Public Health on a project with grant support from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention focused on 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 College of 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 School of Law and a Visiting Scholar at the American Bar Foundation. In spring 2022, he taught at Washington University (St. Louis) School of Law as a Visiting Professor.

Professor Shill received a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Prior to entering academia, 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, and he clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for Judge Jennifer W. Elrod.

View Publications Download CV

Research and Teaching: 

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


Recent and Forthcoming Scholarship (more available on SSRN)

Shorter Writing

Filed Public Comments:

Gregory Shill (1)
JD, Harvard Law School
BA, Columbia College, Columbia University
MA, Jewish Theological Seminary