Speaker Greg Shill: “Americans Shouldn’t Have to Drive, but the Law Insists on It.”

Gregory H. Shill is an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa College of Law. His work focuses on corporate governance and transportation law and policy, and his research and views have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, NBC, NPR, CNBC, and other media. He holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. from Columbia University.

He recently wrote “Americans Shouldn’t Have to Drive, but the Law Insists on It” for The Atlantic magazine.

Professor Shill joined the Iowa faculty in 2017 from a fellowship at Harvard Law School. Previously, he worked in private practice as a litigator and transactional lawyer in New York and London. He began his legal career as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Prior to law school, he worked as a legislative assistant in Congress and received an M.A. in Judaic studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary.

In addition to his Iowa role, Professor Shill is a Program Affiliate Scholar at N.Y.U. School of Law and a Visiting Scholar at the American Bar Foundation. He is a member of a state autonomous vehicle policy advisory body and the Road to Zero Coalition, a joint project of the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Safety Council to eliminate traffic deaths.

THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2020

11:30 a.m. – Lunch

11:45 a.m. – Historical preview

12:00 p.m. – Keynote: Greg Shill

1:00 p.m. – Q&A


ADMISSION: Free, but please RSVP. Pre-ordered sack lunches from Café Baratta’s are available for $10.