Gregory H. Shill is an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa College of Law and an Affiliated Faculty Member at the National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa College of Engineering. He is interested in firms, cities, and transportation, and he writes in the fields of corporate law, securities regulation, and law and economic geography. His articles have been published or are forthcoming in the N.Y.U. Law Review, UCLA Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, Washington & Lee Law Review, and other journals.
Professor Shill holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. from Columbia University. After law school, he clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and practiced as an appellate litigator and corporate lawyer in New York and London. He joined the Iowa faculty in 2017 following fellowships at Harvard Law School in the Program on Corporate Governance and N.Y.U. Law School. Prior to law school, he worked as a congressional staffer and received an M.A. in Judaic studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Professor Shill serves on a state automated vehicle advisory committee and a nonprofit board of trustees. He is also a member of the Road to Zero Coalition, a joint project of the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Safety Council to eliminate traffic deaths. He speaks regularly in policy forums and his commentary has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, NBC, CNBC, Bloomberg CityLab, and other news media.
Research and Teaching:
- Business Associations
- Corporate Governance & Control
- Transportation Law & Policy
Recent and Forthcoming Scholarship (more available on SSRN)
- The Puzzle and Persistence of Biglaw Clustering, 23 Theoretical Inquiries in Law __ (under review 2022)
- The Future of Law and Transportation, 106 Iowa Law Review __ (forthcoming 2021)
- Congressional Securities Trading, 96 Indiana Law Journal 313 (2020) (see also post on the Harvard corporate governance blog)
- The Independent Board as Shield, 77 Washington & Lee Law Review 1811 (2020)
- Should Law Subsidize Driving?, 95 N.Y.U. Law Review 498 (2020) (see also review in JOTWELL)
- The 'Trump Train' Drivers Had Reason to Expect Impunity, The Atlantic, November 3, 2020
- 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)