Paul E. McGreal is dean of the University of Dayton School of Law. He became dean in July 2011.
Dean McGreal has also taught in Texas A&M University's Executive MBA Program since 1999. His courses include modules on corporate vicarious liability, domestic and foreign anti-corruption laws (including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act), corporate compliance and ethics programs, business ethics, and corporate social responsibility.
Before arriving at Dayton Law, Dean McGreal was director of faculty development and professor of law at Southern Illinois University School of Law, where he served as interim associate dean for a year. The graduating class of the law school voted him the top faculty member in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Prior to joining SIU's faculty in 2006, Dean McGreal established the Corporate Compliance Center at the South Texas College of Law, where he taught for 10 years. As the founding director, he spearheaded the center's fundraising and marketing efforts while developing continuing legal education events. He also had stints as a visiting professor at George Mason University School of Law, and Southern Methodist University's Dedman School of Law.
Dean McGreal's areas of expertise include corporate compliance, business ethics, constitutional law, religion and the law, First Amendment rights. He is a frequent speaker and commentator on corporate compliance and ethics programs, and he authors an annual survey of legal developments on the subject for The Business Lawyer, published by the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. He has also published nearly 40 articles and essays for law review publications at the University of Notre Dame, Northwestern University and the University of Pennsylvania, among others.
Before teaching, he worked in the Dallas office of Baker Botts LLP. After graduating from law school, he served as law clerk for Justice Warren Matthews of the Alaska Supreme Court.
Dean McGreal earned an LL.M. from Yale Law School, a law degree from the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University and a bachelor's degree in economics from Williams College.