Gregory Andrew Castanias


Gregory Andrew Castanias



Gregory Andrew Castanias was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. A 1983 graduate of North Central High School in Indianapolis, Castanias enrolled at Wabash College (IN) in the fall of 1983. He graduated, summa cum laude, with a B.A. in philosophy in 1987 and then enrolled at the Indiana University School of Law. Castanias served on the student editorial board of the Indiana Law Journal during the 1988/89 (v.64) and 1989/90 (v.65) academic years. He graduated, summa cum laude, with a JD in 1990.

After law school, Castanias spent 1991 clerking in the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, before joining the firm of Jones Day, in Washington D.C. Now a partner at Jones Day, he specializes in intellectual property issues. From 2004 to 2015, Castanias coordinated the firm’s global library operations. He is the author of Federal Appellate Practice and Procedure in a Nutshell (2nd, West Academic, 2017) and is an Adjunct Professor at the Maurer School of Law, teaching courses in appellate practice and procedure.

Castanias served on the law school’s Alumni Board from 2003 to 2010, and was President of the board in 2009. Additionally, he has served on the law school’s Board of Visitors since 2009. Castanias was awarded Wabash College’s Richard O. Ristine Law Award, in recognition of contributions to Wabash and the practice of the law, in 2008. He was awarded the Maurer School of Law’s Distinguished Service Award in 2010.


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