John Andrew Spanogle Jr.

John Andrew Spanogle Jr.

Title: William Wallace Kirkpatrick Research Professor of Law

Telephone: 202.994.7015

B.S.E., Princeton University; J.D., University of Chicago

Specialties/Areas of Expertise:
Consumer law; consumer credit, e-commerce; international transactions; international commercial law; international trade


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Brief Bio:

  • drafted three Titles of Maine's state statutes on banking, commercial, and consumer law
  • founding member of Ralph Nader's Public Interest Research Group
  • co-author of International Business Transactions, the most widely used casebook in its field
  • co-author of casebooks in International Sales Law and Consumer Law
  • former member of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law and was the chief of delegation to its Working Group on Payment Systems (1982-89)
  • received a Fulbright Grant to be an adviser to the Polish Minister of Finance (1991-92)
  • edits a Reporter of NAFTA case decisions and has recently drafted a Commercial Code for Eritrea