Jace C. Gatewood

Dean and CEO


(678) 916-2601


A.B., Georgetown University
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

Courses Taught

Business Organizations; Real Property; Wills, Trusts and Estates; Sales and Secured Transactions; Negotiations

Career Highlights

SSRN Papers

As a member of both the New York and Georgia State bars, Dean Gatewood practiced for more than 18 years, specializing in a wide range of commercial, corporate and real estate transactions. During his private practice, Dean Gatewood was a partner and associate at Powell Goldstein LLP, where he represented a diverse group of corporate and institutional clients. He was also an associate with Troutman Sanders LLP and Weil Gotshal LLP in New York, and served as Assistant General Counsel for the Atlanta Housing Authority. In 2005, Dean Gatewood founded and was managing partner of his own private practice, where he practiced primarily in commercial lending and real estate law. A former member of the Board of Directors of the Business and Finance Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, Dean Gatewood joined the faculty of Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in 2008. Dean Gatewood was named Associate Dean of Graduate Programs in 2016 and was additionally named Associate Dean of Academic Programs in 2017. Dean Gatewood was named Interim Dean and CEO of Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in 2020.

Admitted to Practice

Georgia, New York


Warrantless GPS Surveillance: Search and Seizure – Using the Right to Exclude to Address the Constitutionality of GPS Tracking Systems under the Fourth Amendment, 42 Univ. Of Mem. L. Rev. 303 (Winter 2011)

It’s Raining Katz and Jones: The Implication of United States v. Jones – A Case of Sound and Fury, 33 Pace L. Rev. 683 (Spring 2013)

District of Columbia Jones and The Mosaic Theory In Search of a Public Right of Privacy: The Equilibrium Effect of the Mosaic Theory (92 Neb. L. Rev. 301 (Fall 2013)

The Evolution of the Right to Exclude – More than a Property Right, A Privacy Right (Forthcoming: 32 Miss. Coll. L. Rev. ___ (Spring 2014)