Lloyd Cohen

Professor of Law

B.A., Harpur College; M.A., State University of New York, Binghamton; J.D., Emory University; Ph.D., State University of New York, Binghamton

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Professor of Law Lloyd R. Cohen has published scholarship on a variety of applications of economics to law, including a market in transplant organs, marriage and divorce, wrongful death, tender offers, and free riders and holdouts. Before joining the faculty of George Mason in 1993, he taught law at Chicago-Kent College of Law and was a John M. Olin Research Fellow at the University of Chicago. Professor Cohen has served as a special counsel to the U.S. International Trade Commission and as a law clerk to Judge Gerald B. Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Before attending law school, he was an economics professor.

Professor Cohen earned his B.A. from Harpur College (1968); M.A. (1973) and Ph.D. (1976) from the State University of New York, Binghamton; and J.D. from Emory University (1983). Professor Cohen teaches Wills, Trusts and Estates, Statistics for Lawyers as well as several courses in applied economics.