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Gregory  Gilchrist

Gregory Gilchrist

Visiting Professor

Gregory M. Gilchrist joined the faculty of The University of Toledo College of Law 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 Accountability Lost, Loyola University Chicago Law Journal (2019, forthcoming), Regulation by Prosecutor, American Criminal Law Review (2019, forthcoming), Individual Accountability for Corporate Crime, George State Law Review (2017), Opacity, Fragility, and Power, Brooklyn Law Review (2017), Corruption Law After McDonnell: Not Dead Yet, 165 University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online (2016), Trial Bargaining, Iowa Law Review (2016).

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). He continues to practice, representing individuals in federal criminal cases as a member of the CJA Panel for the Northern District of Ohio.