George A. Mocsary
Associate Professor of Law and Director of Faculty Development
Office: Lesar Law Building, Room 254
Before joining the faculty of the Southern Illinois University School of Law as an Assistant Professor, George A. Mocsary spent two years as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law. He entered academia after having practiced corporate and bankruptcy law at Cravath, Swaine and Moore in New York. Before that, he clerked for the Honorable Harris L. Hartz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Professor Mocsary holds a J.D. from Fordham Law School where he graduated first in his class and summa cum laude. He also served as Notes and Articles Editor of the Fordham Law Review, and was the recipient of the Benjamin Finkel Prize for Excellence in Bankruptcy and Fordham Law Alumni Association Medal in Constitutional Law. Before going to law school, Professor Mocsary earned his M.B.A. from the University of Rochester Simon School of Business and ran a successful management consulting practice. His consulting clients ranged from the Office of the Mayor of the City of New York, to JPMorgan Chase, to the private bank Pictet and Cie in Geneva, Switzerland. Professor Mocsary also holds a B.E. from the Cooper Union Albert Nerken School of Engineering.
Professor Mocsary is a co-author of Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy (Aspen Publishers, 2012), the first casebook on its topic. He has also published in the George Washington Law Review, George Mason Law Review, Fordham Law Review, and other journals. His work has been cited by the Supreme Court of the United States.