Michael Abramowicz

Oppenheim Professor of Law
The George Washington University Law School

Michael B. Abramowicz specializes in law and economics, spanning areas including intellectual property, civil procedure, corporate law, administrative law, and insurance law. His research has been published in the California Law Review, Columbia Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Harvard Law Review, Michigan Law Review, New York University Law Review, Stanford Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review, Virginia Law Review, Yale Law Journal, and many others. He has also published a book, Predictocracy: Market Mechanisms for Public and Private Decision Making, with the Yale University Press.

Before coming to GW, Professor Abramowicz served as an Assistant and then Associate Professor at George Mason University School of Law. Professor Abramowicz has also served as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Northwestern University School of Law and as a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Chicago Law School.

Professor Abramowicz graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College, where he majored in economics and served as Editor-in-Chief of the campus newspaper. After spending a year as a research assistant at the Federal Reserve Board, he attended Yale Law School, where he served as Executive Editor of the Yale Law Journal and as a Co-Director of the landlord tenant clinic. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Patrick E. Higginbotham of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.