Douglas J. Whaley

Professor Emeritus of Law
Douglas J. Whaley
Contact Information: Drinko 371


Curriculum Vitae Publications

  • B.A., University of Maryland, 1965
  • J.D., University of Texas, 1968 (with honors)

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Professor Whaley teaches Contracts, Consumer Law, Commercial Paper, Sales, Secured Transactions, and Debtor-Creditor Law.

Prior to joining the Ohio State faculty in 1976, he practiced law in Chicago with Chapman and Cutler and taught at Indiana University Law School in Indianapolis. Professor Whaley has won nine awards from three universities for outstanding teaching, including an Ohio State University Distinguished Teaching Award in 1978.

He is the author of seven casebooks (Contracts, Sales, Commercial Paper, Consumer Law, Debtor-Creditor Law, Secured Transactions, and Commercial Law) and a book on warranties.

Professor Whaley also travels around the country giving lectures for bankers and their attorneys on “The Law of Checking Accounts.”