David Wishnick is an Associate Professor at Georgetown Law, where he specializes in financial regulation and contract law. His research focuses on interactions between law and technology in shaping financial markets, firms, and transactional forms. His work has appeared in publications including the Columbia Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, and Yale Law Journal.
Before joining the faculty, David held a fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Center for Technology, Innovation, and Competition and practiced law in the Washington, D.C., office of Jenner & Block. While in practice, he advised clients in the finance and communications industries and, in a multiyear engagement, participated in the monitorship of a large bank after its settlement with tax and securities regulators. He began his law career by serving as a clerk on the D.C. Circuit to Judge Thomas Griffith and on the Second Circuit to Judge Guido Calabresi.
David received his law degree from Yale Law School and his undergraduate degree from Brown University. He was born and raised in Chicago.