The University of Houston Law Center Faculty

Julie  Hill

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Julie A. Hill

Assistant Professor of Law

J.D., summa cum laude, Brigham Young University
B.I.S., summa cum laude, Southern Utah University

Professor Hill earned her undergraduate degree in economics from Southern Utah University. She attended law school at Brigham Young University where she was managing editor of the law review. After law school, Professor Hill clerked for Judge Wade Brorby, a member of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Prior to joining the University of Houston's faculty, Professor Hill was an associate at the Washington, D.C. office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. As a member of the litigation group, she represented financial institutions and other companies involved in government investigations. Before practicing law, Professor Hill worked at two different commercial banks.

Professor Hill's teaching and scholarship focus on secured finance, payment systems, and regulation of banking. Some of her publications can be downloaded at

Secured Finance
Payment Systems
Regulation of Banking