Paul E. McGreal, JD
Paul E. McGreal, JD

Paul E. McGreal, JD

Professor
School of Law

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Law

Position

  • Professor

Biography

Paul McGreal joined Creighton University School of Law on July 1, 2015 as dean, and served in the position through July 31, 2017. He came to Creighton after serving as dean of the University of Dayton School of Law for four years.
Prior to the University of Dayton, Professor McGreal was director of faculty development and professor of law at Southern Illinois University’s School of Law from 2006 to 2011. He served as interim associate dean for a year at SIU.
Professor McGreal’s areas of expertise include corporate compliance, business ethics, law and economics, constitutional law, religion and the law, and First Amendment rights. He is the author of more than 50 articles, book chapters, and essays for publications at such institutions as the University of Notre Dame, Northwestern University, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Professor McGreal was a founding faculty member of the Texas A&M University executive MBA program. He has been an instructor in that program since 1999 where he teaches modules on corporate vicarious liability, anti-corruption laws, corporate compliance, business ethics, corporate social responsibility, and corporate governance.
Professor McGreal established the Corporate Compliance Center at the South Texas College of Law, where he taught for 10 years and helped create the college’s joint law-MBA program with Texas A&M University. He has also held positions at George Mason University School of Law and Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law.
Prior to his academic career, Professor McGreal was in private practice with the Dallas office of Baker Botts LLP. He was a law clerk for Justice Warren Matthews of the Alaska Supreme Court and earned a Master of Laws degree from Yale Law School, a J.D. from the Dedman School of Law and a B.A. in economics from Williams College.

Education

  • Williams College, BA Economics
  • SMU Dedman School of Law, JD
  • Yale Law School, LLM

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Charles W. Rhodes, Paul E. McGreal & Kathleen A. Bergin, Skills & Values: The First Amendment (2d ed. 2013)., 2013

Articles

  • Paul E. McGreal, An Introduction to Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in CORPORATE COMPLIANCE AND ETHICS INSTITUTE 327 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2017)., 2017
  • Paul E. McGreal, On the Cost Disease and Legal Education, 66 Syracuse L. Rev. 631 (2016)., 2016
  • Paul E. McGreal, Corporate Compliance Survey, 71 Bus. Law. 227 (2015-2016)., 2015
  • Paul E. McGreal, An Overview of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 121 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2015)., 2015
  • Paul E. Mcgreal, An Introduction to Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 23 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2015)., 2015
  • Paul E. McGreal, An Overview of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 165 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2014)., 2014
  • Paul E. McGreal, An Introduction to Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 495 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2014)., 2014
  • Paul E. McGreal, Corporate Compliance Survey, 69 Bus. Law. 107 (2013)., 2013
  • Paul E. McGreal, An Introduction to Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 447 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2013)., 2013
  • Paul E. McGreal, An Overview of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 71 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2013)., 2013
  • Paul E. McGreal, An Overview of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 107 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2012)., 2012
  • Charles J. Russo & Paul E. McGreal, Religious Freedom in American Catholic Higher Education, 39 Religion & Educ. 116 (2012)., 2012
  • Paul E. McGreal, Corporate Compliance Survey, 68 Bus. Law. 163 (2012)., 2012
  • Paul E. McGreal, An Introduction to Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 445 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2012)., 2012
  • Paul E. McGreal, An Overview of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 67 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2011)., 2011
  • Paul E. McGreal, Corporate Compliance Survey, 67 Bus. Law. 227 (2011)., 2011
  • Paul E. McGreal, An Overview of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 163 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2011)., 2011
  • Paul E. McGreal, An Overview of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in Advanced Compliance and Ethics Institute 95 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2010)., 2010
  • Paul E. McGreal, Corporate Compliance Survey, 66 Bus. Law. 125 (2010)., 2010
  • Paul E. McGreal, An Introduction to Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 635 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2010)., 2010
  • Paul E. McGreal, The Making of the Supreme Court’s Free Exercise Clause Jurisprudence: Lessons from the Blackmun and Powell Papers in Bowen v. Roy, 34 S. Ill. U. L.J. 469 (2010)., 2010
  • Paul E. McGreal, An Overview of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 115 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2009)., 2009
  • Paul E. McGreal, Cutting Edge Issues in Corporate Compliance, in 2 Corporate Compliance Practice Guide: The Next Generation of Compliance Ch. 56 (Carole Basri ed. 2009)., 2009
  • Paul E. McGreal, Corporate Compliance Survey, 65 Bus. Law. 193 (2009)., 2009
  • Paul E. McGreal, Book Review, 25 J.L. & Religion 583 (2009) (reviewing John Witte, Jr., The Sins of the Fathers: The Law and Theology of Illegitimacy Reconsidered (2009))., 2009
  • Newsletter (ABA Section of the Bus. Law Comm. on Corporate Compliance) (2009-2010) (Paul E. McGreal ed.)., 2009
  • Paul E. McGreal, An Overview of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs, in Advanced Corporate Compliance and Ethics Workshop 139 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2009)., 2009
  • Paul E. McGreal, The Unpublished Free Exercise Opinion in Jensen v. Quaring, 33 S. Ill. U. L.J. 1 (2008)., 2008
  • Paul E. McGreal & James J. Alfini, Debate, First Amendment Limits on the Regulation of Judicial Campaign Speech: Defining the Government’s Interest, 157 U. Pa. L. Rev. PENNumbra 76 (2008)., 2008
  • Paul E. McGreal, Social Capital in Constitutional Law: The Case of Religious Norm Enforcement Through Prayer at Public Occasions, 40 Ariz. St. L.J. 585 (2008)., 2008
  • Paul E. McGreal, Corporate Compliance Survey, 64 Bus. Law. 253 (2008)., 2008
  • Paul E. McGreal, The Case for a Constitutional Easement Approach to Permanent Monuments in Traditional Public Forums, 103 Nw. U. L. Rev. Colloquy 185 (2008)., 2008
  • Paul E. McGreal, Corporate Compliance Survey, in Advanced Corporate Compliance Workshop 101 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2007), reprinted in Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 179 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2008)., 2007
  • Paul E. McGreal, Counteracting Ambition: Applying Corporate Compliance and Ethics to the Separation of Powers Concerns with Domestic Surveillance, 60 SMU L. Rev. 1571 (2007)., 2007
  • Paul E. McGreal & Linda Eads, Questions & Answers: Constitutional Law (2d ed. 2007)., 2007
  • Paul E. McGreal, In Defense of Complete Preemption, 156 U. Pa. L. Rev. PENNumbra 147 (2007)., 2007
  • Paul E. McGreal, The Amended Organizational Sentencing Guidelines: Top Ten Things Attorneys Should Know, HOUS. LAW. , Mar./Apr. 2005, at 10, reprinted in Advanced Corporate Compliance Workshop 93 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2006), and in Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 133 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2007)., 2007
  • Paul E. McGreal, Best Practices in Corporate Compliance: Survey Results and Analysis, 25 Corp. Couns. Rev. 29 (2006)., 2006
  • Paul E. McGreal, The Amended Organizational Sentencing Guidelines: Top Ten Things Attorneys Should Know, in Advanced Corporate Compliance Workshop 71 (Practising Law Institute ed., 2005), reprinted in Corporate Compliance Institute 49 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2006)., 2006
  • Paul E. McGreal, Top Ten Things Corporate Counsel Should Know About the Amended Organizational Sentencing Guidelines, 24 Corp. Couns. Rev. 67 (2005)., 2005
  • Paul E. McGreal, A Constitutional Defense of Legislative History, 13 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 1267 (2005)., 2005
  • Paul E. McGreal, Legal Risk Assessment After the Amended Sentencing Guidelines: The Challenge for Small Organizations, in 2 Corporate Compliance Institute 123 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2005)., 2005
  • Paul E. McGreal, Legal Risk Assessment After the Amended Sentencing Guidelines: The Challenge for Small Organizations, 23 Corp. Couns. Rev. 153 (2004)., 2004
  • Paul E. McGreal, Slighting Context: On the Illogic of Ordinary Speech in Statutory Interpretation, 52 U. Kan. L. Rev. 325 (2004)., 2004
  • Paul E. McGreal & Linda Eads, Questions & Answers: Constitutional Law (2003 & Supp. 2004-2006)., 2003
  • Paul E. McGreal, The Pine Tar Incident, in Courting the Yankees: Legal Essays on the Bronx Bombers 131 (Ettie Ward ed., 2003)., 2003
  • Paul E. McGreal, Saving Article I from Seminole Tribe: A View from The Federalist Papers, 55 SMU L. Rev. 393 (2002)., 2002
  • Paul E. McGreal, Why Repeal of the Death Tax Means the Second Demise of Substantive Due Process, 39 San Diego L. Rev. 551 (2002)., 2002
  • Paul E. McGreal & DeeDee Baba, Applying Coase to Qui Tam Actions Against the States, 77 Notre Dame L. Rev. 87 (2001)., 2001
  • Paul E. McGreal, Unconstitutional Politics, 76 Notre Dame L. Rev. 519 (2001)., 2001
  • Paul E. McGreal, There Is No Such Thing as Textualism: A Case Study in Constitutional Method, 69 Fordham L. Rev. 2393 (2001)., 2001
  • Paul E. McGreal, Impeachment as a Remedy for Ethics Violations, 41 S. Tex. Law Rev. 1369 (2000)., 2000
  • Paul E. McGreal, Ambition’s Playground, 68 Fordham L. Rev. 1107 (2000)., 2000
  • Paul E. McGreal, The Role of Suspicion in Federal Equal Protection, 8 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 183 (1999)., 1999
  • Paul E. McGreal & Jeffrey D. Kyle, Conflict of Laws, 52 SMU L. Rev. 835 (1999)., 1999
  • Paul E. McGreal, Alaska Equal Protection: Constitutional Law or Common Law?, 15 Alaska L. Rev. 209 (1998)., 1998
  • Paul E. McGreal, The Flawed Economics of the Dormant Commerce Clause, 39 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1191 (1998)., 1998
  • Paul E. McGreal, Constitutional Illiteracy, 30 Ind. L. Rev. 693 (1997) (reviewing Louis Michael Seidman & Mark V. Tushnet, Remnants of Belief: Contemporary Constitutional Issues (1996))., 1997
  • Paul E. McGreal, Equal Protection and Intersectionality – A Reply to Professor Yarbrough, 38 S. Tex. L. Rev. 1167 (1997)., 1997
  • Paul E. McGreal, Some Rice with Your Chevron? Presumption and Deference in Regulatory Preemption, 45 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 823 (1995)., 1995
  • Paul E. McGreal, Conflict of Laws, 47 SMU L. Rev. 865 (1994)., 1994
  • Paul E. McGreal, Conflict of Laws, 46 SMU L. Rev. 1123 (1993)., 1993
  • Paul E. McGreal, A Tale of Two Courts: The Alaska Supreme Court, the United States Supreme Court, and Retroactivity, 9 Alaska L. Rev. 305 (1992)., 1992
  • Paul E. McGreal, Back to the Future: The Supreme Court's Retroactivity Jurisprudence, 15 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 595 (1992)., 1992

Publications

  • Paul E. McGreal, Are We to Be a Profession?, 56 Tex. B.J. 38 (1993)., 1993

General

  • Paul E. McGreal, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades: Protecting Compliance Officers from the At-Will Employment Doctrine, 48 U. TOL. L. REV. 485 (2017)., 2017