B.A., Seton Hall University; J.D., University of Houston; LL.M., M.B.A., George Washington University
Professor Wyrsch has taught at GW Law as a Professorial Lecturer since 2004. He has also taught at the Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law, in both a full-time and adjunct capacity since 1983, specializing in all forms of business organizations, legal accounting, and finance. He also teaches in the American Law Program at Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland.
Professor Wyrsch graduated from the University of Houston Law School in 1972. He also received two graduate degrees from George Washington: a Masters in Law (L.L.M., Corporation Law, 1977), and a M.B.A.(1982). Professor Wyrsch served as an officer in the U.S. Army, 3rd Infantry Division (1967-1969). After law school, Prof. Wyrsch worked in the Office of General Counsel at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) as a Senior Attorney (1972-2001), specializing in national security, intelligence, international affairs, and government corporations, accounting and financial matters.
Throughout most of his professional career at GAO, Professor Wyrsch had taught business law-related courses as an Adjunct, mostly at Catholic but also several other DC area universities. Professor Wyrsch was voted “Professor of the Year” at Catholic in academic years 2001-2002, 2002-2003 and 2006-2007. The law students at Catholic voted Professor Wyrsch as “Most Supportive Professor” in the following academic years: 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011 and 2011-2112. The CUA graduating law students voted Professor Wyrsch as their Faculty Graduation Marshal in the following years: 2002, 2003, 2007 and most recently 2012.
Professor Wyrsch and his wife Claire live in Silver Spring and have two children, Kara, a graduate of the University of Maryland Law School, and Michael, a career officer in the U.S. Marine Corps as a fighter jet pilot.