Senior Fellow, Dispute Resolution Institute
Associate Professor of Law
About Professor Hilbert
Professor Hilbert is a former plaintiffs’ civil rights lawyer and negotiation consultant on complex, high-stakes business deals and public interest projects. He currently teaches Transactions & Settlements, Civil Rights Litigation and Policy Externship, Expert Witness Advocacy, Deals & Dispute Resolution, and International Business Transactions. He has been a guest lecturer at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management, where he taught negotiation, and a former Legal Fellow at the Institute on Race and Poverty at the University of Minnesota. Professor Hilbert is also the co-director of the Expert Witness Training Academy, which is funded by the National Science Foundation and provides training to climatologists on communicating in courtrooms and legislative hearings. In addition, he is the vice president of professional services for Alignor, an international negotiation firm with offices in the United States and India. His scholarship includes articles on negotiation, self-represented litigants, and school desegregation.