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Faculty and Administration Profiles

Thomas M. Haney

Title/s:  Judge Hubert Louis Will Professor Emeritus

Office #:  Corboy 1432

Phone: 312.915.7159

Email: thaney@luc.edu


Professor Haney attended law school as a Weymouth Kirkland Scholar. He has had a varied experience in law: he has practiced both in a large Chicago law firm and as a partner in a small pro bono firm, has served as counsel for the international division of a major corporation, has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in the Loyola School of Business and has studied Mexican law at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico. He joined the School of Law in 1975. Professor Haney served as a member of the Illinois Task Force on Gender Bias in the Courts, and for many years was a member of the Skills Training Committee of the ABA Section of Legal Education. He was a co-founder of the summer program in Rome. He served as the Associate Dean of the School of Law from 1984 to 2005. 


BS, cum laude, Loyola University Chicago, 1960
JD, University of Chicago, 1963
LLM, University of Chicago, 1967
MBA, Loyola University Chicago, 1971

Program Areas

Comparative Law
Comparative Law Seminar: Chile
International Human Rights
International Law and Practice

Professional & Community Affiliations

American Bar Association, Section of International Law, Committee on Private International Law, Subcommittee on Conventions on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments, Chair, 1981–1982

American Bar Association, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Skills Training Committee, Member, 1989–1994 and Vice-Chair, 1992 - 1994; Curriculum Committee, Member, 1995–1997; Law School Site Evaluator, 1992, 1993, 1999

American Bar Foundation, Fellow, 1989–present

Association of American Law Schools, Committee on International Legal Exchanges, member of Executive Committee, 1988–1989

Chicago Bar Association, Chair, International and Foreign Law Committee, 1979–1980; Co-editor, International and Foreign Law Committee Newsletter, 1977–1978

Illinois Legal Education Conclave (Illinois State Bar Association and Illinois Bar Foundation), Member, 1995–1996

Illinois State Bar Association, Chair, Section on International Law, 1981–1982; Editor in Chief, The Globe (newsletter of the Section on International Law), 1979–1982

Illinois Task Force on Gender Bias in the Courts (ISBA/CBA/WBA), Member, 1988–1990; Secretary/Reporter, Court Administration Committee

National Conference of Bar Examiners, Content and Validity Study of the Multistate Bar Examination, Panel on Contracts, Member, 1992 


Francis J. Rooney/St. Thomas More Award, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2005

Selected Publications

“90 Years of Asian Americans at Loyola,” Loyola Law (Summer 2018), p. 20

“A 100-Year Heritage: Loyola Marks a Century of Latino, Hispanic Graduates,” Loyola Law (Summer 2017), p. 20

“Breaking the Barrier: Celebrating Loyola’s Women Lawyers,” Loyola Law (Winter 2016), p. 14 

 “Paving the Way for African-American Students,” Loyola Law (Spring 2015), p. 16

The First 100 Years: The Centennial History of Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 41 Loy.U.Chi.L.J. 651 (2010).

The First Hundred Years: A History of the School of Law of Loyola University Chicago (2009)

"Pioneering Spirit," Loyola Law (Fall 2008), p. 24

A Tribute to Dean Nina S. Appel, 36 Loy.U.Chi. L.J. (2005)

The 2004 International Law Review Symposium on the Free Trade Area of the Americas: Implications of a Hemispheric Marketplace, 1 Loyola Chgo. Intl. Law Rev. 119 (2004)

A Lawyer's Impressions of the Soviet Legal System, 3 CBA Record 18 (Sept. 1989)

The Trial of a Contract Dispute in China, 22 The Int'l. Lawyer (ABA) 475 (1988)

Transnational Law and Procedure: Decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 62 Chicago-Kent L. Rev. 687 (1986)