Chris Wonnell

Chris Wonnell
Phone: (619) 260-2335
Office: Pardee Legal Research Center 313

Victoria Lyons
(619) 260-2320

Professor of Law

  • JD, 1982, University of Michigan
  • BA, 1979, Northwestern University

Areas of Expertise

Property, Commercial Transactions, Jurisprudence and Legal Theory, Contracts, Law and Economics, Torts, Business and Corporate Law, Real Property and Real Estate Transactions

Professional Experience

Wonnell practiced law in Chicago before joining the USD School of Law faculty in 1984.

Honors and Affiliations

Wonnell was an associate editor of the Michigan Law Review. He was voted professor of the year by USD’s student body in 1993.

Scholarly Work

“The Contractual Disempowerment of Employees” in 46 Stanford Law Review 87 (1993); “The Influential Myth of a Generalized Conflict of Interests Between Labor and Management” in 81 Georgetown Law Journal 39 (1992); and “Problems in the Application of Political Philosophy to Law” in 86 Michigan Law Review 123 (1987).

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