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About Ingrid Michelsen Hillinger

Professor Ingrid Michelsen Hillinger is a professor of law at Boston College Law School where she teaches a variety of commercial law/bankruptcy courses including Business Bankruptcy, Contracts, and Secured Transactions. She was named one of the 26 "best law teachers" in the country by the authors of What the Best Law Teachers Do (Harvard University Press, 2013), and was the 2002 winner of the Boston College Distinguished Teaching Award. She is a co-editor of Chapter 11 Theory & Practice: A Guide to Reorganization, a multi-volume bankruptcy treatise. She is co-author of an Article 9 case book, Commercial Transactions: Secured Financing: Cases, Materials & Problems, which adopts a problem-solving approach to teaching transactional law.

Professor Hillinger has taught at a variety of schools during her 36-year teaching career - William & Mary, the University of Texas at Austin, Emory University, Northeastern University School of Law and the University of Connecticut School of Law. While at William & Mary, she received an Outstanding Teacher Award from the Virginia Council on Higher Education.


Present Professor, Boston College Law School

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  • Fall 2017: Commercial Law: Secured Transactions, U.C.C. Reporter Digest, Contracts
  • Spring 2018: U.C.C. Reporter Digest, Business Bankruptcy

Contact Information

Ingrid Michelsen Hillinger
Professor of Law
Boston College Law School
885 Centre Street
Newton Center, MA 02459

Bankruptcy Law (9)

Secured Transactions (6)

Commercial Law (1)

Uniform Commercial Code (2)

Jurisdiction (1)

Family Law (1)

Selected Professional Activities (28)