Expertise Guide: Bankruptcy ⋅ Page 1

Michelle Arnopol Cecil

William H. Pittman Professor Emerita of Law, School of Law

Professor Cecil joined the faculty in 1989 after serving as an associate with the law firms of Isham, Lincoln & Beale, and Sidley & Austin in Chicago, where she worked in litigation and tax and employee benefits. While in law school she was a writing competition note and comment editor of the Illinois Law Review. Professor Cecil has received seven…

R. Wilson Freyermuth

John D. Lawson Professor of Law, School of Law

Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor,

Professor Freyermuth joined the law faculty in 1992. He teaches in the areas of Property, Real Estate, and Secured Transactions, and has co-authored widely-used texts in all three areas. He received MU’s William T. Kemper Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching in 2007, and was appointed a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor in 2009. Professor Freyermuth is active in law reform efforts,…

Brook E. Gotberg

Associate Professor of Law, Center for Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship

Brook Gotberg joined the faculty in 2016. She teaches Bankruptcy, Contracts, Secured Transactions, Securities Regulation and other commercial law subjects. Professor Gotberg’s scholarship focuses primarily on debtor and creditor relations, both in and out of bankruptcy. She has published articles on the treatment of preferential transfers in the bankruptcy code, the jurisdiction of bankruptcy judges and, more generally, on the…