Susan M. Gilles - Capital University Law School

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 BakerHostetler, Professor Gilles joined Capital University Law School in 1990. Her scholarship focuses on Civil Procedure and on First Amendment/Media Law issues. An innovative and enthusiastic teacher she recently published, with co-authors, “Click & Learn: Civil Procedure” an interactive online casebook designed to enhance student learning by providing immediate feedback and complete explanations on thousands of Civil Procedure questions. She serves on numerous law school committees (most recently chairing the Academic Affairs Committee) and is a long-time advisor to the Women’s Law Association at Capital University.

Additional professional experience

Author, Finding A “Home” For Unincorporated Entities Post-Daimler AG v. Bauman, by Susan Gilles and Angela Upchurch, 20 Nev. L. J. 693 (2020)(co-author); Co-Presenter, AALS Annual Meeting, Teaching Methods Section, January 2016.

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)