Kelli Alces Williams

Kelli Alces Williams

Kelli Alces Williams

Matthews & Hawkins Professor of Property
Contact Information

Florida State University
College of Law
Advocacy Center, Room A202A
Phone: 850.644.5079


J. D., magna cum laude, University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, 2005
B.A., Government, College of William and Mary, 2001

Professor Williams’ scholarship focuses on corporate governance, fiduciary duties and securities regulation. She is currently working on an article about consumer disclosure regulations. Professor Williams teaches Contracts, Corporations, Securities Regulation and Bankruptcy.

Prior to joining the Florida State University College of Law faculty, Professor Williams taught at the University of Richmond School of Law as a visiting professor. She also has been a visiting professor at the University of Iowa College of Law, the George Mason University School of Law and the University of Chicago Law School. Before entering academia, she was an associate at the Chicago law firm of Gardner, Carton & Douglas.

Select Recent Publications

How to Protect Consumers Without Really Trying, 51 Conn. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming)

Consumers, “Seller-Advisors,” and the Psychology of Trust (with Justin Sevier), 59 B.C. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2018)

Fiduciary Gaps, 40 J. Corp. L. 351 (2015)

Balance and Team Production, 38 Seattle U. L. Rev. 187 (2014)

Larry Ribstein’s Fiduciary Duties, 2014 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1765