Webb Hecker is one of the law school's most well-respected teachers. He was the Robert A. Schroeder Teaching Fellow from 1990 to 1993 and received the Immel Award for Teaching Excellence in 1996, the W.T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence in 2000, and the Moreau Award for commitment to advising students in 2008. A recognized authority on corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, Hecker is an active member of the business law section of the American and Kansas bar associations. He holds law degrees from Wayne State University and Harvard University and, prior to joining the KU Law faculty, practiced business law with the Detroit firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone.
- Business Associations
- Contract Drafting
- Mergers and Acquisitions
LL.M., Harvard, 1970; J.D., summa cum laude, Wayne State, 1969, Note & Comment Editor, Wayne Law Review; B.A., Oakland University, 1966.
Business Associations, Contract Drafting, Mergers and Acquisitions
Associate, Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone, Detroit, 1970-72; Associate Professor, University of Kansas, 1972-76; Professor, 1976-present; Robert A. Schroeder Teaching Fellow, 1990-93; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 2000-07.
Corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and other unincorporated business organizations.
- “Fiduciary Duties in Business Entities Revisited,” 61 University of Kansas Law Review 923 (2013)
- "Fiduciary Duties in Business Entities," 54 University of Kansas Law Review 975 (2006)
- "Limited Liability Companies"" (2002) (with Woodworth & Ford)
- "State Limited Partnership Laws (1987-91)" (with Bamberger & Basile)
- "Limited Liability Companies" in "Kansas Corporation Law & Practice" (5th ed. 2011) (with S. Woodworth)