George S. Geis
Visiting Professor of Law
B.S., University of California, Berkeley; J.D./M.B.A., University of Chicago
George S. Geis is Vice Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Virginia. He regularly teaches contracts, corporations, agency and partnership, corporate finance,...Continue Reading
George S. Geis is Vice Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Virginia. He regularly teaches contracts, corporations, agency and partnership, corporate finance, and applied problem solving. Professor Geis’ research interests are contract theory, business alliances, and other issues involving the intersection of law and business. His scholarship has been published in the New York University Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review, Virginia Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, and several other law journals. He is also the co-author of a book on business partnership and alliance strategies. Previously, Professor Geis taught at the University of Alabama School of Law, where he was selected by the student body as the outstanding faculty member in 2007. He is regularly a visiting professor at the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, India, in association with the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. After receiving his J.D./M.B.A. degree, Professor Geis began his career as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he served clients on corporate strategy, mergers, marketing, and other matters. He also previously worked at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP in New York and Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP in Los Angeles. Professor Geis will co-teach Applied Problem Solving at Georgetown University Law Center in January 2014.