During Spring 2022, Professor Shill is visiting at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.
Gregory H. 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 Review, UCLA Law Review, and Washington & Lee Law Review, and his commentary has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington 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 University of Iowa 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.
Professor Shill serves on a state automated vehicle advisory committee 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. A native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, he is grateful that the Hawkeyes and Wolverines play in separate divisions of the Big Ten. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teaching & Research:
Recent and Forthcoming Publications (more available on SSRN)
- The Geography of Human Capital Management, __ Business Lawyer __ (forthcoming 2022)
- Diversity, ESG, and Latent Board Power, 46 Delaware Journal of Corporate Law __ (forthcoming 2022) (with Matthew Strand)
- The Puzzle and Persistence of Biglaw Clustering, 23 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 191 (2022) (peer reviewed)
- Rewriting Our Nation’s Deadly Traffic Manual, 135 Harvard Law Review Forum 1 (2021) (with Sara Bronin)
- The Future of Law and Transportation, 106 Iowa Law Review 2107 (2021)
- Congressional Securities Trading, 96 Indiana Law Journal 313 (2020) (I also wrote a post about this for the Harvard Law School 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) (selected for Stanford-Northwestern-Penn Law & STEM)
Shorter Writing on Transportation
- How Vehicular Intimidation Became the Norm, The Atlantic, November 3, 2020
- Fostering Micromobility: Changing A System That Compels Americans To Drive, CoMotion News: Mobility Perspectives, April 22, 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)
Filed Public Comment
- Public Comment on Proposed Revisions to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways; Revision Docket ID: FHWA-2020-0001 Regulation Identifier Number (RIN) 2125-AF85, filed May 14, 2021 (with Sara Bronin)