Gregory M. Travalio

Professor Emeritus of Law
Gregory M. Travalio
Contact Information:

(614) 292-2689


Curriculum Vitae Publications

  • B.A., English, University of Pittsburgh, 1969
  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1975 (magna cum laude)
  • LL.M., Columbia University School of Law, 1979

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While at the College, Prof. Travalio taught:

  • Sales
  • Consumer Law
  • Law and Economics
  • Contracts
  • Civil Litigation Clinic

Research Interests:

  • consumer law, contracts, military law

Previous Professional Experience:

  • Associate, Wolf, Block, Schorr, and Solis-Cohen, Philadelphia
  • Colonel, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, United States Army Reserve (retired)
  • Associate-in-Law, Columbia University School of Law

Professional Activities:

  • Editorial Advisor to the Ohio Jury Instruction Committee
  • Council of Delegates, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Board of Governors, Columbus Bar Association, 2004-06
  • Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, 2006-08


  • Associate Editor, Comments, University of Pittsburgh Law Review
  • Order of the Coif
  • Judge David Stahl Award – highest academic average, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • Ohio Judicial Conference Outstanding Service Award, 1994
  • Procter & Gamble Faculty Excellence Award in Corporate and Commercial Law, 1998
  • Ohio State Bar Association Award for Contributions to Ohio Law and the Ohio Bar, 2006
  • Ohio State University Distinguished Service Award, 2007

Selected Publications:

  • Nordstrom on Sales and Leases of Goods, (2d. Ed 2000, Aspen Law and Business) co-author with Clovis and Nordstrom
  • Ohio Consumer Law, Lexis-Nexis Publishing Co. (2008)
  • Ohio Jury Instructions, author or co-author on various topics including contracts and sales
  • “Terrorism, International Law, and the Use of Military Force,” 18 Wisconsin International Law Journal 145 (2000).
  • “Terrorism, State Responsibility, and the Use of Military Force,” 4 Chicago J. of Int’l Law 97 (2003) (with J. Altenburg)