N. Gregory SmithProfessional Ethics Professor of Law and G. Frank & Winston Purvis Professor of Law
Professor Smith did his undergraduate work at Yale University, where he majored in political science and graduated with honors. Professor Smith then graduated from law school at Brigham Young University, where he was an article editor for the BYU Law Review and was designated as a J. Reuben Clark Scholar. Following law school, he was a law clerk to Judge Monroe McKay of the United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Professor Smith practiced law for over 11 years in Phoenix, Arizona before joining the LSU law school faculty in 1991. He teaches courses in common law property, civil law property, commercial paper, land use planning, and the legal profession.