George G. Triantis
Associate Dean for Strategic Planning
at Stanford Law School
Professor of Law at Stanford Law School
George Triantis is the Associate Dean for Strategic Planning and a Professor of Law at Stanford University and an affiliated faculty of the Stanford’s Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance. Prior to joining the Stanford Law faculty in 2011, he was the Eli Goldston Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and formerly held the chairs of Seymour Logan Professor at the University of Chicago and Perre Bowen Professor at the University of Virginia.
Professor Triantis began his academic career in 1989 on the faculties of Law and of Management at the University of Toronto. His teaching and scholarship are in the fields of contracts, business law, and bankruptcy. His recent work includes “Strategic Vagueness in Contracts: The Case of Corporate Acquisitions” (Yale Law Journal, 2010) and “Completing Contracts in the Shadow of Verification Costs” (Journal of Legal Studies 2008), as well the book, “Foundations of Commercial Law” (Foundation Press, 2010). He is a former editor of the Journal of Law & Economics and a former director of the American Law and Economics Association.
Professor Triantis is currently Vice-Chair of the Avoiding Powers subcommittee of the ABA Business Bankruptcy Committee, and a member of the American Law Institute and the American Law and Economics Association.