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Charles Lincoln Knapp, American Commercial, contracts (including commercial financing) Commercial, consumer (including collections, credit) legal educator. Member American Law Institute, Order Coif, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Knapp, Charles Lincoln was born on October 22, 1935 in Zanesville, Ohio, United States. Son of James Lincoln and Laura Alma (Richardson) Knapp.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Denison U., 1956. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1960.

Career

Associate Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York City, 1960-1964. Assistant professor law New York University Law School, 1964-1967, associate professor, 1967-1970, professor law, 1970-1988, Max E. Greenberg professor contract law, 1988-1998, Max E. Greenberg professor emeritus contract law, since 1998, associate dean, 1977-1982. Visiting professor law University Arizona Law School, Tucson, 1973, Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1974—1975, Brooklyn Law School, 2003, University Copenhagen, 2004, Hastings College Law, San Francisco, 1996—1997, distinguished professor law, 1998—2000, Joseph W. Cotchett Distinguished professor law, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1961.

Works

Membership

Member American Law Institute, Order Coif, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Beverley Earle Trott, August 23, 1958 (deceased 1995). Children: Jennifer Lynn, Liza Beth.

father:
James Lincoln Knapp

mother:
Laura Alma (Richardson) Knapp

spouse:
Beverley Earle Trott

children:
Jennifer Lynn Knapp

Liza Beth Knapp