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Gregory M. Gilchrist 

Gregory M. Gilchrist

Professor of Law

Office: LC 2006D
Campus Phone: 419.530.2712

Secretary: Sandra Garcia; 419.530.2878
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Gregory M. Gilchrist joined the faculty in 2011. He teaches and writes in the areas of criminal law, corporate law, criminal procedure, and white collar crime. He is a graduate of Stanford University (AB, 1994, Honors and Distinction) and Columbia University (JD, 1998), where he was a Stone Scholar and Kent Scholar. At Columbia, Gilchrist served as an Articles Editor for the Columbia Law Review.

His recent publications include Individual Accountability for Corporate Crime, George State Law Review (forthcoming, 2017), Opacity, Fragility, and Power, Brooklyn Law Review (forthcoming, 2017), Corruption Law After McDonnell: Not Dead Yet, 165 University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online (2016), Trial Bargaining, Iowa Law Review (2016), Counsel's Role in Bargaining for Trials, Iowa Law Review (2014), The Special Problem of Banks and Crime, University of Colorado Law Review (2014), Condemnation Without Basis: An Expressive Failure of Corporate Prosecutions, Hastings Law Journal (2013), The Expressive Cost of Corporate Immunity, Hastings Law Journal (2012), and Plea Bargains, Convictions and Legitimacy, The American Criminal Law Review (2011).  He is the founder of, a website providing forms and instructions for attorneys to use in crafting trial bargains.

Prior to joining the faculty, Gilchrist was a criminal defense lawyer both in private practice and in the Office of the Federal Public Defender. He has tried over ten cases to verdict and successfully avoided indictment for many more clients. Gilchrist has defended individuals, corporations, and public officials in criminal and civil proceedings, and has represented individuals in congressional investigations. He also has conducted internal investigations on behalf of corporations and advised corporations on compliance matters such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Professor Gilchrist's CV



Last Updated: 8/28/18