Professor Shill's scholarship and teaching focus on corporate law and contracts. His work has been published in the UCLA Law Review (forthcoming), the Tulane Law Review, the Harvard International Law Journal, and the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy. He holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, a B.A. from Columbia, and an M.A. from the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Professor Shill joined Iowa following a fellowship at Harvard Law School in the Program on Corporate Governance. He previously worked at law firms in New York and London as a corporate lawyer and litigator. At Cadwalader, he advised on M&A transactions, activist investor situations, and corporate governance matters, and at Gibson Dunn, he practiced commercial, white collar, and appellate litigation. He has also held academic appointments at New York University School of Law, where he served as the Olin-Searle Fellow in Law, and at the law schools of Hofstra University and the University of Denver, where he taught as a visiting assistant professor. He began his legal career as a law clerk for Judge Jennifer W. Elrod of 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.
Professor Shill is also a Program Affiliate Scholar at New York University School of Law. His publications and working papers are available on SSRN.
He is a member of the New York Bar.