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William K. Ford

Professor of Law


Building & Room:



300 S. State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604

Office Phone:

(312) 386-2851


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William Ford received his law degree from the University of Chicago in 2003, where he was the symposium editor for the University of Chicago Legal Forum and co-chair of the Hinton Moot Court Competition. After law school, Professor Ford worked for the Los Angeles firm of Irell & Manella, and then returned to the University of Chicago Law School as a Bigelow Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Law.

Professor Ford came to UIC (then John Marshall) as a visiting professor in 2006 and joined the full-time faculty in 2007. He teaches Contracts I, Contracts II, Constitutional Law I, Conflict of Laws, Right of Publicity, Trademark Law, and Video Game Law.