William H. J. Hubbard is a Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. His current research involves economic analysis of litigation, courts, and civil procedures. His empirical research has studied courts in the United States, Taiwan, and India. He is currently completing a book on the Supreme Court of India with coauthors Aparna Chandra and Sital Kalantry.
Previously, he was a Kauffman Legal Research Fellow and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School. From 2001 to 2006, he practiced law as a litigation associate at Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago, where he specialized in commercial litigation, electronic discovery, and appellate practice. Hubbard currently serves as editor of the Journal of Legal Studies and sits on the boards of the Society for Empirical Legal Studies and Law and Development Review. He also served as the University of Chicago Law School Diversity Committee Co-chair from 2016 to 2019 and currently serves as Committee Chair.
His work has appeared in many journals, including University of Chicago Law Review, Common Market Law Review, and American Law and Economic Law Review. He has also published his own casebook, titled Civil Procedure: An Integrated Approach, intended to provide law students a strong command of doctrine.