Gregory J. Smith, LL.M.

Capt., U.S. Navy

Deputy Chair Stockton Center for the Study of International Law
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Captain Smith began his naval career at Naval Legal Service Office, Yokosuka, Japan where he served as Defense Counsel, Trial Counsel, and Legal Assistance Attorney until he reported to Naval Support Activity, Naples, Italy to serve as the Staff Judge Advocate. Additionally, Captain Smith served as Senior Trial Counsel for Trial Service Southeast, an instructor and Executive Officer at the Naval Justice School, and Commanding Officer, Region Legal Service Office, Naval District Washington. Captain Smith served in various international and operational law billets including: Carrier Group EIGHT, U.S. Pacific Fleet, JTF-519, U.S. Pacific Command, and Multi- National Force/U.S. Forces Iraq.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Asia-Pacific
  • International Law
  • Rules of Engagement
  • South China Sea


LL.M., George Washington Law School

J.D., New England Law School

B.A., Bowdoin College

News, Media, & Events


Naval War College to support RIMPAC 2018

Feb. 22, 2018
News Publication

Eight Bells Lecture Series: Fighters Over the Fleet

Mar. 01, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840

Work after #Metoo, your questions- answered

Feb. 22, 2018
Harvard Business Review
Article Publication

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