The law blog of Gregory H. Shill
Gregory H. Shill is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Iowa College of Law. His scholarship and teaching focus on corporate law, corporate governance, contracts, securities regulation, transportation policy, and law and economic geography. His work has been published in the UCLA Law Review, the Tulane Law Review, the Harvard International Law Journal, and the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, and cited by courts, scholars, and practitioners. He holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. from Columbia University. His most recent article draft (posted in March 2019), Should Law Subsidize Driving?, may be found here; additional works are in progress on corporate governance and economic geography.
Professor Shill joined the Iowa faculty in fall 2017. Previously, he served as a fellow at Harvard Law School in the Program on Corporate Governance and practiced at leading law firms in New York and London as a litigator and transactional lawyer. In the latter role, he advised on M&A transactions and securities offerings, activist investor situations, and corporate governance matters. He began his legal career as a law clerk for Judge Jennifer W. Elrod on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Prior to law school, he worked as a legislative assistant to the late Rep. Tom Lantos of California and did an M.A. at the Jewish Theological Seminary.
In addition to his Iowa role, Professor Shill is a Visiting Scholar at the American Bar Foundation and a Program Affiliate Scholar at New York University School of Law. He is also interested in the nexus of economic geography and transportation policy, and is 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 by midcentury.
Professor Shill is a member of the New York Bar and a nonprofit board member. His publications and working papers are available on SSRN. He can be reached at gregory-shill [at] uiowa.edu.