About the Author
Gregory Germain is a professor at Syracuse University College of Law where he teaches
courses in Contracts, Commercial Transactions, Corporations, Taxation and of course Bankruptcy
Law. He also runs a pro bono bankruptcy program for first year law students, and a bankruptcy
clinic for upper division students. The clinic represents indigent individuals in bankruptcy cases.
Professor Germain received his JD Degree Magna Cum Laude from the University of
California Hastings College of Law, practiced law for 15 years in Los Angeles and San Francisco,
and then obtained his LLM in Tax from the University of Florida. Following tax school, he worked
as an attorney advisor for the Honorable Renato Beghe of the United States Tax Court before
beginning his teaching career at Syracuse University College of Law.