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 and the Corporate Manager (BLAWX-440-0)

Full-Time / Evening & Weekend MBA
Contracts II: UCC Article 2 (Sales Law) (BUSCOM-605D)
This course provides a practical approach to understanding the law of Sales embodied in Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. The course covers the formation of sales contracts (including offer and acceptance, rejection, revocation, the terms of sales contracts, the statute of frauds, and the "battle of the forms"). We also analyze who suffers the risk of loss when goods are destroyed, express and implied warranties, disclaimers of warranties, and the buyers' and sellers' remedies for breach. This course is a distance course. This online course is taught in a primarily asynchronous manner. Method of Evaluation: Final examination; group problem presentation (online); participation Reading Materials: Sales: A Systems Approach (5th edition) (Daniel Keating) NOTE the following rules for distance courses: -You may not enroll in more than one distance course in any term, including the summer term. -You may earn no more than 12 credits in distance courses towards the JD degree.