Arthur E. Wilmarth, Jr.

Arthur E. Wilmarth, Jr.

Title: Professor of Law; Executive Director, C-LEAF

Telephone: 202.994.6386
Email: awilmarth@law.gwu.edu

Degrees:
B.A., Yale University; J.D., Harvard University

Specialties/Areas of Expertise:
Regulation of banks and other financial institutions; corporate and securities law; history of the drafting and ratification of the U.S. Constitution

Affiliations:
Executive Director, GW Law School’s Center for Law, Economics & Finance; Member, International Editorial Board, Journal of Banking Regulation (Palgrave Macmillan); Member, Advisory Board, American Antitrust Institute

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Brief Bio:

  • author of numerous law review articles and book chapters in the fields of banking law and American legal history, and co-author of a book on corporate law
  • chair of the Section of Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services of the Association of American Law Schools (2008-2009)
  • recipient of the 2005 annual prize for best law review article from the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers
  • consultant to the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (2010)
  • former partner, Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Washington, D.C.
  • former partner, Barley, Snyder, Senft & Cohen, Lancaster, Pennsylvania