- J.D., University of Michigan
- B.S., Economics, Arizona State University (highest honors)
- B.S., Political Science, Arizona State University (highest honors)
- bank regulation and deposit insurance
- specialization derivatives regulation
- securities regulation
- administrative law and process
Todd Phillips is an assistant professor of law in the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. His areas of expertise include bank capital and prudential regulation, deposit insurance, derivatives and securities market structure, and the laws governing federal regulators. Before entering academia, Phillips served as an attorney for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Administrative Conference of the United States, the U.S. House of Representatives, and the Center for American Progress.
Phillips has testified before Congress, has served on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Market Risk Advisory Committee, and frequently advises financial regulators and members of Congress and their staffs. He is a fellow with the Roosevelt Institute and was previously a Next Generation Leader with the American Constitution Society. Phillips has been published in the Duke Law Journal, the Yale Journal on Regulation, the Administrative Law Review, and the Financial Times, and is frequently quoted in the New York Times, Washington Post, Politico, and other outlets.
Phillips holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan and a B.S. in economics and political science from Arizona State University.
Phillips, Todd. "Tokenized Deposits: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Stablecoins." Review of Banking and Financial Law, forthcoming.
Phillips, Todd. "Commission Chairs." Yale Journal on Regulation, 2023, 40, 277-338.
Phillips, Todd. "The Fracas at the FDIC." Duke Law Journal Online, 2022, 72, 58-85.
Phillips, Todd. "In Support of Supervisory Guidance." Corporate and Business Law Journal, 2022, 3, 344-380.
Phillips, Todd. "Comment: Director Engagement: Necessary for ESG Success." Environmental Law Reporter, 2022, 52, 10641-10643.
Phillips, Todd. "A Change of Policy: Promoting Agency Policymaking by Adjudication." Administrative Law Review, 2021, 73, 495-551.