Professor Myriam Gilles – The New Top-Cited Civil Procedure Scholar
Myriam Gilles, a Professor of Law at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University in New York City, has made it to the list of the most cited civil procedure scholars in the nation.
According to Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports, Professor Gilles was named number 5 on the list of the 10 top-cited civil procedure faculty.
Professor Gilles is a graduate of Harvard-Radcliffe College and Yale Law School. She was a litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis before becoming a professor. She joined the Cardozo law school in 2000, where she was the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs.
Myriam Gilles has received the American Association for Justice’s Robert L. Habush Endowment. She teaches Products Liability, Civil Procedure, Torts, and Class Actions & Complex Litigation.
Professor Gilles’ areas of expertise include class actions and aggregate litigation, and she has written extensively on class action bans and forced arbitration. She gave a testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee to support the Arbitration Fairness Act in 2013, and again testified before the same Committee in 2017, when she opposed various bills that threatened to get in the way of justice.
She also writes on medical malpractice, structural reform litigation, tort law, and consumer rights, and she has testified before Congress on consumer protection.
Professor Gilles’ articles have been cited in a number of judicial decisions and they have appeared in the top law reviews, including Chicago, Columbia, Michigan, and Penn.