Professor Gregory Klass received his BA from Carleton College, a Ph.D. in philosophy from The Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research, and his JD from Yale Law School. After graduating from law school, Professor Klass clerked for Guido Calabresi on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Before coming to Georgetown, he served as an Assistant Solicitor General in the Office of the New York State Attorney General.

Professor Klass’s scholarship focuses on contract law, the law of deception, and legal theory. He has written on topics such as contract interpretation, consumer contracts, fraud liability between contracting parties, false advertising law, and contract theory.

Scholarship

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Gregory Klass, Contracts, Constitutions, and Getting the Interpretation-Construction Distinction Right, 18 Geo. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 13-47 (2020). 
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Ian Ayres & Gregory Klass, Response, One-Legged Contracting, 133 Harv. L. Rev. F. 1-12 (2019).
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Forthcoming Works - Book Chapters & Collected Works

Gregory Klass, Arthur Linton Corbin, in Scholars of Contract Law (James Goudkamp & Donal Nolan eds., Hart Publishing forthcoming).
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Book Chapters & Collected Works

Gregory Klass, False Advertising Law, in The Oxford Handbook of the New Private Law (Andrew S. Gold, John C.P. Goldberg, Daniel B. Kelly, Emily Sherwin & Henry E. Smith eds., New York: Oxford University Press 2021).
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Gregory Klass, Promise, Agreement, Contract, in Research Handbook on Private Law Theories 39-57 (Hanoch Dagan & Benjamin C. Zipursky eds., Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar 2020).
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