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News Posted on February 2, 2012

Professor Hillman Granted Life Membership in American Law Institute (ALI)

Professor Robert Hillman Professor Robert Hillman has been granted the status of Life Member of the American Law Institute (ALI) in recognition of his 25 years of membership in the prestigious organization.

Widely considered the nation's most important non-governmental legal reform organization, ALI oversees law reform projects that often form the basis of laws enacted across the country and become standards cited in judges' legal opinions, lawyers' briefs, and scholarly articles.  ALI membership is a distinct professional honor, and the number that can be admitted is limited to 3,000.  In addition to Hillman, the UC Davis law faculty includes ALI members Dean Kevin R. Johnson, Associate Dean and Professor of Law Vikram Amar, and Professors Ashutosh Bhagwat,  Andrea BjorklundCarol S. BruchGabriel J. Chin, Joel C. Dobris, Floyd F. Feeney, Daniel W. Fessler, Angela Harris, John B. Oakley, Edward H. Rabin, Leticia Saucedo, Daniel L. Simmons, Bruce A. Wolk, and Richard C. Wydick.

Robert Hillman is a Professor of Law and holds the Fair Business Practices and Investor Advocacy Chair at UC Davis School of Law.  He is a scholar in the fields of international transactions, securities regulation, and corporate and partnership law.