Lloyd Cohen

Professor of Law

BA, Harpur College; MA, State University of New York, Binghamton; JD, Emory University; PhD, State University of New York, Binghamton

Professional Information

  • Social Science Research Network Home Page
  • Subjects Taught: Corporations, Estates and Trusts, Jurisprudence, Law and Economics
  • Curriculum Vitae: CV in PDF format
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Health Ethics, Israel, Law and Economics, Marriage and Divorce, Organ Donation (market for), Racial Discrimination

Contact Information

  • Email: Send an email
  • Phone: 703-993-8048
  • Office: Room 323, Hazel Hall, Arlington
  • Address:
    Antonin Scalia Law School
    George Mason University
    3301 Fairfax Dr.
    Arlington, VA 22201

Biographical Sketch

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 law faculty at George Mason University 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 BA from Harpur College (1968); MA (1973) and PhD (1976) from the State University of New York, Binghamton; and JD from Emory University (1983). Professor Cohen teaches Wills, Trusts and Estates, Statistics for Lawyers as well as several courses in applied economics.