B.A., Carleton College; M.A., New School for Social Research; Ph.D., New School for Social Research; J.D., Yale
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.
Book Chapters & Collected Works
"Pete Buttigieg Reveals His List of Clients From ‘Amoral’ McKinsey," coverage by the Daily Beast, December 10, 2019, quoting Gregory Klass.
"Cisco whistleblower gets first False Claims payout over cybersecurity," coverage by Reuters News, July 31, 2019, quoting Professor Gregory Klass.
"'This doesn't help': Law profs say influential group's take on Internet agreements is based on faulty analysis," coverage by The Pennsylvania Record, May 1, 2019, referencing a 2019 paper by Professor Gregory Klass and a 2019 paper by Professor Adam J. Levitin.
Professors Hope Babcock, Gregg Bloche, John Copacino, Deborah Epstein, Daniel Ernst, James Feinerman, Anne Fleming, Sheila Foster, Maria Glover, Vida Johnson, Gregory Klass, David Luban, Allegra McLeod, Naomi Mezey, Sherally Munshi, Alicia Plerhoples, Jarrod Reich, Tanina Rostain, Rima Sirota, Abbe Smith, and Kristen Tiscione are among 1700 signatories on a letter, published by The New York Times, delivered to the United States Senate, October 4, 2018, presenting concerns of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's qualifications to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.