Professor Eric A. Chiappinelli
|Visiting Professor of Law
(806) 742-3990 x267
Professor Chiappinelli has published numerous law review articles and a casebook on business entities (Second edition, Aspen 2010). His current research interests include nonprofit governance, the economics of legal education, and Delaware corporate law. He is an Elected Member of the American Law Institute, which comprises lawyers, judges, and scholars elected on the basis of their professional achievement and demonstrated interest in the improvement of the law.
Before entering academia Professor Chiappinelli clerked at the United States District Court in Los Angeles and the Supreme Court of California. He practiced law in Los Angeles with Munger, Tolles, & Olson and Jones Day. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the State Bar of California (inactive).
Professor Chiappinelli is currently a Professor of Law at Creighton University, where he was Dean of the School of Law and also a senior University administrator. Prior to joining Creighton, he was a Professor of Law and an Associate Dean at Seattle University School of Law. He has been a visiting professor at Willamette University College of Law and a Distinguished Visiting Professor and Fellow of the A.A. Berle Center for Corporations, Law & Society at Seattle University.
Corporate Governance, Business Entities