Amy Boss is one of the nation's leading commercial law scholars. An expert on
legal issues in electronic commerce and on codifying international commercial law through
treaty, she is a member of the Council of the American Law Institute and the first
professor and second woman to chair the Business Law Section of the American Bar
Association. 

Professor Boss came to the law school from the Temple University Beasley School of Law,
where she was a professor and director of the Institute for International Law and Public
Policy. Before teaching at Temple, she was a faculty member at Rutgers-Camden School of
Law and a visiting professor at University of Miami School of Law. She has taught in
Japan, China, New Zealand, Ireland, Greece and Italy, and lectured throughout the world. 

A member of the Permanent Editorial Board of the Uniform Commercial Code, Professor Boss
currently serves as an advisor and as the U.S. delegate to the United Nations Commission
on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) on issues relating to electronic commerce. She
represented the U.S. in the development of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce
and the Model Law on Electronic Signatures. She has also worked with the U.N. Commission
on Trade and Development and the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation Council on issues
involving electronic commerce. In 1998, The National Law Journal ranked Professor Boss as
one of the 50 most influential women attorneys in the U.S. In January 2009, she was
elected chair of the Commercial and Related Consumer Law Section of the Association of
American Law Schools. She was appointed to the Board of Regents of the American College
of Commercial Financial Lawyers in 2010. 

Professor Boss has written scores of books, articles and reports on the uniform
commercial code, electronic data transfer, leasing transactions and other topics,
appearing in publications including the Tulane Law Review, William and Mary Law Review,
Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice and International Lawyer. 

After receiving her J.D. from Rutgers-Camden School of Law, where she served on the Law
Review and participated in Jessup International Moot Court, Professor Boss clerked for
the Honorable Milton B. Conford of the Supreme Court of New Jersey. She later entered
private practice with Pepper, Hamilton & Scheetz in Philadelphia and with McCarter
& English in Cherry Hill, N.J. 

Articles

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The Future of the Uniform Commercial Code Process in an Increasingly International World, Ohio State Law Journal (2007)

The domestic success of the Uniform Commercial Code as a unifying force within the United...

 

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Taking UCITA on the Road: What Lessons Have We Learned?, Roger Williams University Law Review (2001)
 

Books