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.


Forthcoming Works - Journal Articles & Working Papers

David A. Wishnick, Beyond the Stress Test Framework: Climate Scenario Analysis at the Federal Reserve, 3 U. Chi. Bus. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2024).

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Peter Conti-Brown & David A. Wishnick, Technocratic Pragmatism, Bureaucratic Expertise, and the Federal Reserve, 130 Yale L.J. 636-706 (2021).
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David A. Wishnick, Reengineering Financial Market Infrastructure, 105 Minn. L. Rev. 2379-2441 (2021).
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Peter Conti-Brown & David A. Wishnick, Private Markets, Public Options, and the Payment System, 37 Yale J. on Reg. 380-434 (2020).
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Shaanan Cohney, David Hoffman, Jeremy Sklaroff & David Wishnick, Coin-Operated Capitalism, 119 Colum. L. Rev. 591-676 (2019).
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