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 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

1. Panelist, OSBA, Public Records and Media Law Seminar, December 2015 2. Presenter, AALS Annual Meeting, Teaching Methods Section Program, The Pedagogy of Procedure: Using Civil Procedure to Showcase Innovative Teaching Methods, "An Active Learning Approach to Teaching Tough Topics: Personal Jurisdiction as an Example" with Cynthia Ho &Angela Unchurch, Jan 8, 2016