George A. Mocsary

Prof. George A. Mocsary

Professor of Law, University of Wyoming College of Law

Topics: Constitution • Corporations, Securities & Antitrust • Cryptocurrency • Financial Services • Second Amendment • State Constitutions • Law & Economics

George A. Mocsary is a Professor of Law at the University of Wyoming College of Law. He is also Director of the Firearms Research Center and the Entrepreneurship and Business Law Practicum, both housed in the College of Law.

Before joining the faculty of the University of Wyoming College of Law, Professor Mocsary was an Associate Professor at Southern Illinois University School of Law. He entered academia after having practiced corporate and bankruptcy law at Cravath, Swaine and Moore in New York. Before that, he clerked for the Honorable Harris L. Hartz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

Professor Mocsary holds a J.D. from Fordham Law School where he graduated first in his class and summa cum laude. He served as Notes and Articles Editor of the Fordham Law Review, and was the recipient of the Fordham Law Alumni Association Medal in Constitutional Law and the Benjamin Finkel Prize for Excellence in Bankruptcy. Before going to law school, Professor Mocsary earned his M.B.A. from the University of Rochester Simon School of Business and ran a successful management consulting practice. His consulting clients ranged from the Office of the Mayor of the City of New York, to JPMorgan Chase, to the private bank Pictet and Cie in Geneva, Switzerland. Professor Mocsary also holds a B.E. from the Cooper Union Albert Nerken School of Engineering.

Professor Mocsary is a co-author of Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy (Aspen Publishers, 3d ed. 2021), the first casebook on its topic. He has also published in the George Washington Law Review, George Mason Law Review, Duke Law Journal Online, and other journals. His work has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court, Supreme Court of Illinois, and several U.S. Courts of Apeals.


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