Professor Pfeffer-Gillett joined the University of Maryland Carey School of Law in Fall 2021 as a Visiting Assistant Professor. He previously clerked for Judge Mary M. Schroeder on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and worked at Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, a plaintiff-side securities firm in San Diego.
Professor Pfeffer-Gillett is interested in the legal contours and practical implications of everyday employment and consumer contracts, particularly in the "gig economy" and technology sectors. His scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the Minnesota Law Review, the Duke Law & Technology Review, and the California Law Review.
Professor Pfeffer-Gillett earned his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where he received the Thelen Marrin Prize for Law Journal Writing and served as Senior Articles Editor of the California Law Review. He also holds a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Virginia and a master's degree in public policy from Brown University.