Carole Silver

Professor of Global Law and Practice Emerita


Carole Silver is Professor of Global Law & Practice at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. She is an expert in the fields of legal education and the legal profession, including in the global context.  Through empirical research, she examines issues related to equity, diversity, and global forces within the legal profession and legal education.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Business Associations
  • Legal Profession
  • Legal Education
  • Ethics
  • Global Legal Profession and Legal Education

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  • BA with high honors in History, University of Michigan
  • JD summa cum laude, Indiana University, Bloomington

Prior Appointments

  • Professor of Global Law and Practice, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Faculty Director, Executive LLM Chicago, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Director, Law School Survey of Student Engagement
  • Executive Director, Center for the Study of the Legal Profession, Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Senior Lecturer, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Associate, Sidley Austin
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Jesse Eschbach, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

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