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.


Forthcoming Works - Journal Articles & Working Papers

Gregory Klass, A Short History of the Interpretation-Construction Distinction (working paper). [Gtown Law] [SSRN]


Ian Ayres, Gregory Klass & Rebecca Stone, Studies in Contract Law (St. Paul, Minn.: Foundation Press 10th ed. 2024).

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Gregory Klass, How to Interpret a Vending Machine: Smart Contracts and Contract Law, 7 Geo. L. Tech. Rev. 69-132 (2023).
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Gregory Klass & Tess Wilkinson-Ryan, Gender and Deception: Moral Perceptions and Legal Responses, 118 Nw. U. L. Rev. 193-225 (2023). [WWW] [Gtown Law] [W] [L] [SSRN]

Forthcoming Works - Book Chapters & Collected Works

Gregory Klass, Misrepresentation, in Research Handbook on the Philosophy of Contract Law (Prince Saprai & Mindy Chen-Wishart eds., Edward Elgar forthcoming).