Elected Member

Professor Claire A. Hill

Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota Law School
University of Chicago
American University, Washington College of Law

Claire Hill holds the James L. Krusemark Chair in Law at the University of Minnesota Law School. She teaches corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, and a seminar in law and economics. She is an Associate Reporter on ALI’s Principles of Corporate Compliance project.

Professor Hill is also the founding director of the Law School’s Institute for Law and Rationality, and is the associate director of its Institute for Law and Economics. She has taught at the law schools of Boston University, George Mason University, Northwestern University, Georgetown University (where she was a Sloan Visiting Professor), and Chicago-Kent (where she was a Freehling Scholar).

Prior to her academic career, she practiced corporate law at several law firms, including Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in New York and Dickstein Shapiro in Washington, DC. Professor Hill has published numerous articles, and has been interviewed on television and radio programs on the subject of rating agencies.

EDUCATION: University of Chicago, B.A. and M.A.; American University, Washington College of Law, J.D.; Columbia Law School, LL.M. and J.S.D. 

Areas of Expertise
Contracts Law
Business Law (Commercial Law)
Commercial Law
Corporate Governance (Commercial Law)