David B. GaeblerDavid B. Gaebler
Associate Dean & Associate Professor of Law

A.B., Harvard University
J.D., University of Wisconsin



Email: dgaebler@niu.edu
Phone: (815) 753-1060
Room: 195B


David Gaebler teaches courses in contracts and commercial law. A former editor of the Wisconsin Law Review, he was named to the Order of the Coif. Following law school, he spent one year as a law clerk to Judge James E. Doyle of the Federal District Court in Madison, Wisconsin, and subsequently entered private practice in the same city. Prior to joining the NIU faculty in 1983, Gaebler was a member of the faculty of the University of Houston Law Center. In the summer of 1984 he taught contracts as a visiting professor at Indiana University at Bloomington. He has published articles in several law reviews, and is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin.


  • Negligence, Economic Loss, and the U.C.C., 61 Ind. L.J. 593 (1986).
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  • First Amendment Protection Against Government Compelled Expression and Association, 23 B.C. L. Rev. 995 (1982).
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  • Union Political Activity or Collective Bargaining? First Amendment Limitations on the Uses of Union Shop Funds, 14 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 591 (1981).
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Areas of Expertise:

Contracts, Commercial Law