Whitmore Gray

Whitmore Gray

Visiting Professor of Law

Telephone: 212.636.6825
Office: Room 214B

Research & Teaching Areas

Arbitration; International Business; China/Chinese Law; Comparative


  • Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Michigan;
  • Lectured in the Summer Program in American Law at Jilin University, Changchun China , 1985;
  • Visiting Scholar, University of Tokyo, 1984-85, 1981-82;
  • Of Counsel, New York City, Cleary Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton, 1981; LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, 1994-2000;
  • Lecturer, SWLF/CAIL Academy Summer Program, since 1980;
  • Fellow, Japan Foundation, University of Tokyo, 1977-78;
  • Began teaching career at Michigan in 1960;
  • Translator of the Russian Civil Code (1964) and Chinese Civil Law Principles Civil Code) (1988);
  • Consultant on law reform in Indonesia (USAID), Cambodia (ABA), and Argentina (World Bank);
  • Principal subjects: Contracts, Asian Legal Systems, Comparative Commercial Contracts Law, International Commercial Arbitration.


  • Adrian College LL.D., 1983
  • Michigan, J.D., 1957
  • Principia College, A.B., 1954