Daniel L. Keating


Daniel (Dan) Keating

Tyrrell Williams Professor of Law


B.A., 1983, Monmouth College
J.D., 1986, University of Chicago

Curriculum Vitae





Nancy Cummings - (314) 935-7967

Phone / Email

Phone: (314) 935-6481
Email: keating@wulaw.wustl.edu 


Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 465

Courses Taught

Commercial Law
Reorganization Seminar
UCC Article 2


Dean Daniel L. Keating is a nationally known expert in bankruptcy, commercial law, and UCC Article 2. The author of two casebooks on commercial law, as well as a treatise on the employment law implications of bankruptcy, he has written extensively on such issues as bankruptcy reform, the implication of bankruptcy on collective bargaining agreements, pension insurance, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC). His scholarship also has covered the subject of sales law and practice. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute and a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. Throughout his career, he has given extensive service to the Association of American Law Schools, including chairing several committees. At the law school, Dean Keating has served three times as interim dean, as well as vice dean and associate dean. He is the recipient of a Founder’s Day Distinguished Faculty Award and the law school’s Outstanding Professor Award. In addition to his scholarship, service, and teaching, Dean Keating is a frequent speaker and panelist, making presentations to the American Bankruptcy Institute, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, the UCC Institute, and various academic conferences. Before joining the faculty, he was a John Olin Fellow in Law and Economics at the University of Chicago and practiced law for two years as a commercial attorney with The First National Bank of Chicago.