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Arthur E. Wilmarth

Arthur E. WilmarthArthur E. Wilmarth, Jr., Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School

Professor Wilmarth is Executive Director of the Law School’s Center for Law, Economics & Finance. He entered academia in 1986, after 11 years in private practice. Before he joined the faculty at George Washington, than thirty law review articles and book chapters dealing with banking law and constitutional history, and he is the co-author of a book on corporate law. Professor WIlmarth has testified on issues concerning banking regulation before committees of the United States Senate, the United States House of Representatives, and the California state legislature. In 2010, he served as a consultant to the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, the body established by Congress to report on the causes of the financial crisis that began in 2007. He is a member of the International Advisory Board for the Journal of Banking Regulation, and he also serves on the Advisory Board for the American Antitrust Institute. During 2008-09, he served as Chair for the Section on Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services of the Association of American Law Schools, after serving as Chair-Elect and Program Chair for that Section during 2007-08. Professor Wilmarth received his B.A. from Yale University and his J.D. from Harvard University.

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