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Julie A. Hill
Associate Professor of Law
Julie A. Hill's CV

Areas of Expertise:
Banking Regulation
Payment Systems
Secured Transactions (Non-Real Estate)

Julie A. Hill

Professor Hill joined the University of Alabama School of Law as a tenured associate professor in 2013. She previously taught at the University of Houston Law Center. Professor Hill writes and teaches in the areas of banking and commercial law. Her scholarship, which has appeared in the Indiana Law Journal, the Wisconsin Law Review, and other respected publications, often focuses on the unwritten rules of financial institution regulatory enforcement. A full list of her publication is available on her CV. Many of these publication are available for download on her SSRN Page.


Before entering the legal academy, Professor Hill practiced law in the Washington, D.C. office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meager & Flom LLP. As part of the litigation group, she represented large financial institutions that found themselves the subjects of government investigations. Professor Hill also has significant experience with small financial institutions. Before practicing law, she was employed in various capacities at Gunnison Valley Bank and Far West Bank.


Professor Hill received her undergraduate degree in economics summa cum laude from Southern Utah University. At SUU, she was honored with the Trustee’s Scholarship -- the University’s highest award for academic achievement, given to a single student per year. Professor Hill earned her J.D. degree summa cum laude from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. She served as Managing Editor of the Brigham Young University Law Review. After law school, Professor Hill clerked for Judge Wade Brorby on the United State Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. She is admitted to the bar in the District of Columbia, Utah, and Wyoming.