Faculty

Michael M. Greenfield

George Alexander Madill Professor of Contracts & Commercial Law

Education

A.B., 1966, Grinnell College
J.D., 1969, University of Texas

Curriculum Vitae

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Publications

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Assistant

Carol Sharp - (314) 935-6474

Phone / Email

Phone: (314) 935-6428
Email: greenfim@wulaw.wustl.edu 

Office

Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 548

Courses Taught

Contracts
Consumer Transactions
Uniform Commercial Code Article 2

Profile

Professor Michael M. Greenfield is a recognized authority in the areas of consumer law, sales contracts, and the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). The author of a treatise on consumer law, he also has written two casebooks―one on sales, which he co-authored, and another on consumer transactions. A member of the American Law Institute, he is the recipient of Washington University’s Distinguished Faculty Award. He also received a writing award from the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers for his casebook on consumer transactions. In addition to his books, he has written extensively and presented papers on consumer protection law; Articles 2 and 9 of the UCC; franchise law; due process and the enforcement of judgments; and coercive collection tactics. Professor Greenfield served as a Reporter for a committee to draft the Uniform Debt-Management Services Act. Under the auspices of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, he has worked on projects to revise UCC Articles 2, 3, 4, and 9 and to draft the Uniform Consumer Leases Act. A Fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, he also is serving a four-year term on its Board of Regents. Greenfield is a past member of the Federal Reserve Board Consumer Advisory Council and served on the Ford Motor Company Consumer Appeals Board. In addition to his teaching, Professor Greenfield supervised the design and construction of Anheuser-Busch Hall, as well as its renovation, and assisted in the design of Seigle Hall, where the Greenfield Classroom was dedicated in his honor.