Amy Boss, JD

Trustee Professor of Law

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 have chaired the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association.

A member of the Permanent Editorial Board of the Uniform Commercial Code, Professor Boss has served on numerous drafting committees revising commercial law, particularly as it pertains to electronic commerce. She also has served as an adviser and as the U.S. delegate to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) on issues relating to electronic commerce, representing the U.S. in the development of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce and the Model Law on Electronic Signatures.

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. Boss has written scores of books, articles and reports on the uniform commercial code, electronic data transfer, leasing transactions and other topics.