Early in his career, Robert Nye served as a research fellow at the Institute of
Judicial Administration in New York City and as a W.W. Cook Fellow at the University of
Michigan School of Law. He also was a trial and appellate attorney with the U.S.
Department of Labor in New England and Washington, DC, and senior law clerk in the U.S.
District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. 

Professor Nye was in private practice before joining the John Marshall faculty. He has
lectured and taught in the People's Republic of China, the Czech Republic, Brazil,
Russia, and Australia. He is co-author of two casebooks: Contract Law and Practice
(Anderson Publishing Co.), and Business Franchise Law: Cases and Materials (Carolina
Academic Press). 

Professor Nye represents John Marshall on the steering committee of the Chicago
Consortium for Higher Education, has chaired the CBA Committee on Science and Technology
and the ISBA Committee on Legal Education, and has served the Illinois Judicial
Conference in the areas of chancery and miscellaneous remedies, probate, and family law. 

Professor Nye joined the faculty in 1962. He coordinates John Marshall's
recently-established Office for Videoconference and Distance Education Programs and
teaches Agency and Unincorporated Business Entities, Business Franchise Law, Business
Franchise Law & Practice, International Business Franchise Law, Contracts, Illinois
Civil Procedure, Secured Transactions, and Remedies. 



Jury Trial in Illinois: Chancery, Multi-Remedy, and Special Remedy Civil Cases (with Jonathan D. Nye), Loyola University Chicago Law Journal (1991)


Contract Law and Practice: Teacher's Manual (with Rebecca Cochran, Doris E. Long, John Scheid, and Gerald Berendt), Doris E Long (2012)