Robert H. Ledig

Professor of Law and Director, Program on Financial Regulation & Technology

BA, Harpur College, State University of New York at Binghamton; JD, George Washington University

  • Subjects Taught: Regulation of Financial Institutions, Privacy and Information Security, Electronic Financial Services, Banking Law, FinTech & Cybersecurity
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Banking and Financial Institutions, Financial Technology, Financial Stability, Enforcement, Corporate Governance, Privacy

Contact Information

  • Email: Send an email
  • Phone: 703-993-8178
  • Office: Room 440E, Hazel Hall, Arlington
  • Address:
    Antonin Scalia Law School
    George Mason University
    3301 Fairfax Dr.
    Arlington, VA 22201

Biographical Sketch

Robert H. Ledig is a Professor of Law at the Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, where he is also Director of the Law & Economic Center's Program on Financial Regulation & Technology.  Prior to joining the faculty in 2018 he practiced law at Dechert LLP and Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP from 1984 through 2018.  Prior to that he was an attorney at the Federal Home Loan Bank Board.  Mr. Ledig was an adjunct faculty member at the Law School for over 20 years.

Professor Ledig has extensive experience in banking and financial services regulation and related financial technology, privacy and information security, corporate, securities, administrative law and litigation matters.  He has written and spoken widely on financial services issues.

Professor Ledig is an editor and author of a number of books including: The Volcker Rule: Commentary and Analysis (Thomson Reuters 2014), Dechert LLP’s Analysis of Financial Regulatory Reform [The Dodd-Frank Act] for the American Bankers Association (2010), 21st Century Money Banking & Commerce (1998), Management of Risks Created by Internet-Initiated Value Transfers, National Automated Clearing House Association (1995), The Fair Lending Guide (Glasser Legal Works 1995) and Contracting with the RTC and FDIC (Prentice Hall Law and Business 1991).