Robert Levy

Board of Directors

Robert A. Levy is a member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Government Accountability.

In 1997, Robert joined the Cato Institute as a senior fellow in constitutional studies, after 25 years in the business, and now serves as Chairman of Cato’s Board of Directors. He also sits on boards of the Institute for Justice, the Federalist Society, and the George Mason University School of Law.

Robert founded CDA Investment Technologies, a major provider of financial information and software, and was its CEO until 1991. He was law clerk for Judge Royce C. Lamberth on the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., and for Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. From 1997 until 2004, Robert was an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University.

He has written numerous articles on investments, law, and public policy. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, National Review, and many other publications. Robert has also discussed public policy on national radio and TV programs, including ABC’s Nightline, CNN’s Crossfire, Fox’s The O’Reilly Factor, MSNBC’s Hardball, and NBC’s Today Show.

His latest book, co-authored with William Mellor, is The Dirty Dozen: How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Eroded Freedom.

Robert received his Ph.D. in business from the American University and his J.D. from the George Mason University School of Law.