Gregory H. Shill

Professor of Law

Greg Shill studies firms, cities, and transportation through the lens of corporate law, securities regulation, and law and economic geography. His scholarship has been published or is forthcoming in leading journals, including the Harvard Law Review Forum, Indiana Law Journal, Iowa Law Review, N.Y.U. Law ReviewUCLA Law Review, and Washington & Lee Law Review, and his commentary has been featured in The New York TimesWall Street JournalWashington Post, The Atlantic, NPR, NBC, CNBC, Planet Money, and other news media.

Professor Shill received a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He then clerked for Judge Jennifer W. Elrod of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Prior to entering academia, he was a litigator at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in New York and London and practiced 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.

Professor Shill joined the College of Law faculty in 2017 from a fellowship at Harvard Law School in the Program on Corporate Governance. In addition to his core law school appointment, he is an Affiliated Faculty Member at the National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa College of Engineering. Together with Jeff Lin, an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, he co-hosts the scholarship podcast Densely Speaking: Conversations About Cities, Economics & Law.

During Spring 2022, Professor Shill is visiting at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.

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Research and Teaching: 

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


Recent and Forthcoming Scholarship (more available on SSRN)

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