A.B., J.D., Harvard University
Dean Gregory Maggs joined the Law School faculty in 1993 and currently serves as interim dean. He served as senior associate dean for academic affairs from 2008-2010 and as interim dean from 2010-2011. He teaches mainly in the areas of commercial law, constitutional law, contracts, and counter-terrorism law, and he has written extensively on these subjects. He received the Distinguished Faculty Service Award in 1997, 1998, 2004, 2005, and 2011 by vote of the classes graduating in these years.
Dean Maggs is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School. Following law school, he was a law clerk for Justices Clarence Thomas and Anthony M. Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court and for the late Judge Joseph T. Sneed of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He also taught for two years as an assistant professor at the University of Texas School of Law.
Dean Maggs's other past experience includes service as a special master for the U.S. Supreme Court, as a consultant to Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr in the Whitewater Investigation, and as an assistant to Robert H. Bork in private practice and research. He is a member of the Advisory Board for the Heritage Foundation's Center for Legal and Judicial Studies and a member of the American Law Institute. Professor Maggs has been an officer in the U.S. Army Reserve since 1990, and is currently a reserve judge on the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals.
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