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Todd J. Zywicki

Todd J. Zywicki

George Mason University
Foundation Professor of Law
Arlington , VA, USA


TODD J. ZYWICKI is George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. From 20154-2017 he was Executive Director of the George Mason Law and Economics Center. He is also a Senior Scholar of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Senior Fellow of the F.A. Hayek Program for the Advanced Study of Politics, Philosophy, and Economics, and Co-Editor of the Supreme Court Economic Review. From 2003-2004, Professor Zywicki served as the Director of the Office of Policy Planning at the Federal Trade Commission. He has also taught at Vanderbilt University Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, Boston College Law School, and Mississippi College School of Law.

Professor Zywicki clerked for Judge Jerry E. Smith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and worked as an associate at Alston & Bird in Atlanta, Georgia, where he practiced bankruptcy and commercial law. He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia, where he was executive editor of the Virginia Tax Review and John M. Olin Scholar in Law and Economics. Professor Zywicki also received an M.A. in Economics from Clemson University and an A.B. cum Laude with high honors in his major from Dartmouth College.

Professor Zywicki is also an Adjunct Scholar of the Cato Institute, a Lone Mountain Fellow of the Property and Environment Research Center, a Fellow of the International Centre for Economic Research in Turin, Italy, and a former Senior Fellow of the Goldwater Institute. During the Fall 2008 Semester Professor Zywicki was the Searle Fellow of the George Mason University School of Law and was a 2008-09 W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow and the Arch W. Shaw National Fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace. He has lectured and consulted with government officials around the world, including Iceland, Italy, Japan, and Guatemala. In 2006 Professor Zywicki served as a Member of the United States Department of Justice Study Group on “Identifying Fraud, Abuse and Errors in the United States Bankruptcy System.”

Professor Zywicki is the author of more than 100 articles in leading law reviews and peer-reviewed economics journals. He is one of the Top 50 Most Downloaded Law Authors at the Social Science Research Network, both All Time and during the Past 12 Months. He served as the Editor of the Supreme Court Economic Review from 2001-02. He has testified multiple times before Congress on issues of consumer bankruptcy law and consumer credit and is a frequent commentator on legal issues in the print and broadcast media, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, Nightline, The Newshour with Jim Lehrer, Neil Cavuto Show, Fox & Friends, Fox Business, CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg News, BBC, The Diane Rehm Show, Lou Dobbs Show, Jerry Doyle Show, and The Laura Ingraham Show. He is a contributor to the popular legal weblog The Volokh Conspiracy and The Atlantic Business Channel of The Atlantic magazine.

Professor Zywicki is former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Humane Studies, Bill of Rights Institute, the Executive Committee for the Federalist Society's Financial Institutions and E-Commerce Practice Group, the Board of Directors of the Center for Excellence in Higher Education, the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment. He formerly served on the Governing Board and the Advisory Council for the Financial Services Research Program at George Washington University School of Business. He is currently the Chair of the Academic Advisory Council for the following organizations: The Bill of Rights Institute, the film “We the People in IMAX,” and the McCormick-Tribune Foundation “Freedom Museum” in Chicago, Illinois. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Yorktown University and Ralston College. From 2005-2009 he served as an elected Alumni Trustee of the Dartmouth College Board of Trustees.
Todd J. Zywicki is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment The CFPB under the Trump Administration: Where is it now and where is it going? - 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute, Wednesday, March 28, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio The CFPB under the Trump Administration: Where is it now and where is it going? - The CFPB under the Trump Administration: Where is it now and where is it going? , Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts The CFPB under the Trump Administration: Where is it now and where is it going? - The CFPB under the Trump Administration: Where is it now and where is it going? , Wednesday, March 28, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg The CFPB under the Trump Administration: Where is it now and where is it going? - The CFPB under the Trump Administration: Where is it now and where is it going? , Wednesday, March 28, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute, Monday, April 02, 2018, New York, NY
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