Prof. Todd J. Zywicki
FOUNDATION PROFESSOR OF LAW TODD J. ZYWICKI teaches in the areas of bankruptcy and contracts. He came to the law school from the Mississippi College School of Law, where he had held a faculty position since 1996. Professor Zywicki was a Visiting Professor of Law at the Georgetown Law Center for the 2004-05 academic year. During the 2003-04 academic year, he served as the Director of the Office of Policy Planning at the Federal Trade Commission.
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 law. He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia (1993), where he was executive editor of the Virginia Tax Review and John M. Olin Scholar in Law and Economics.
Professor Zywicki received an M.A. in economics from Clemson University (1990) and an A.B. with high honors from Dartmouth College (1988). Professor Zywicki is the author of more than 30 articles in leading law reviews and economics journals. He has testified before Congress on bankruptcy reform issues and is a frequent commentator in the print and broadcast media.