Susan M. Gilles

John E. Sullivan Professor of Law

Susan M. Gilles


  • LL.M, Harvard University
  • LL.B., Honors in Public Law, University of Glasgow, Scotland


  • Media Law
  • Civil Procedure
  • Torts


After serving as a litigation associate with the firm of Baker & Hostetler, Professor Gilles joined Capital University Law School in 1990. Her scholarship focuses on First Amendment/Media Law issues. An innovative and enthusiastic teacher she is currently working with several co-authors on a Civil Procedure Rules student-focused publication. She serves on numerous law school committees (most recently chairing the Strategic Planning Committee) and is a long time adviser to the Women's Law Association at Capital University.

Additional professional experience

She is active with the local bar and is currently working on the OSBA Law & Media 2012 Conference. She has visited at several law schools including American University and Washington & Lee University.