Emerson Tiller
Emerson Tiller

J. Landis Martin Professor of Law and Business, Northwestern School of Law
Professor of Strategy (Courtesy)

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Emerson H. Tiller joined the Northwestern faculty in 2003 as a Professor of Law with a courtesy appointment at the Kellogg School of Management as Professor of Business Law. Prior to joining the Northwestern faculty, Professor Tiller was a professor at the University of Texas, Graduate School of Business, where he also directed of the Center for Business, Technology and Law. His research has primarily focused on empirical and theoretical analyses of political forces in regulatory and judicial decision-making.

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Ph.D., 1994, Business and Public Policy, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
J.D., 1987, Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana University, honors
B.A., 1984, Math, Wabash College and Indiana University, highest distinction

Academic Positions
J. Landis Martin Professor of Law and Business, Northwestern University, 2008-present
Professor of Business Law, Northwestern University, 2003-present
Visiting Professor of Law, Gould School of Law, University of Southern California, 2011-2011
Stanford Clinton Sr. Research Professor of Law, Northwestern University, 2005-2007
Professor of Law, Northwestern University, 2003-2005
Visiting Professor of Business, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, 2002-2002
Associate Professor of Business, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, 1999-2003
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania School of Law, 1999-1999
John M. Olin Faculty Fellow in Law and Economics, Yale Law School, 1997-1998
Assistant Professor of Business, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, 1994-1999

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Executive MBA
Law & the Corporate Manager (BLAWX-435-0)
Law and the Corporate Manager concerns U.S. business law (state and federal). Topics include shareholders’ rights; director’s and officer’s liability and fiduciary responsibility; mergers, acquisitions and takeovers; and securities regulation.