Isaac Mamaysky

  • Adjunct Professor


BS, summa cum laude, University of Rhode Island
JD, cum laude, Boston University School of Law

In addition to his teaching, Adjunct Professor Isaac Mamaysky is a partner in Potomac Law Group, a co-founder and chief compliance officer of QuantStreet Capital, and a co-founder and director of CZ Wellness Group, Inc.

At Potomac Law Group, one of the fastest growing corporate law firms in the country, Professor Mamaysky provides strategic corporate, securities, and employment law guidance to management teams and in-house attorneys across industries. His clients include financial services providers, large corporations, private funds, registered investment advisers, and closely held companies.  

As chief compliance officer of QuantStreet Capital, a New York asset management firm, Professor Mamaysky provides advice and counsel regarding state and federal laws concerning the regulation of investment advisers. He holds a Series 65 license and is a founding member of Potomac Law Group’s Investment Advisers, Asset Managers & Private Funds Practice.

Professor Mamaysky teaches corporate law, employment law, and ethics and compliance, among other subjects. He has published numerous articles in these areas, including in the: Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance; the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law; the UC Davis Business Law Journal; the Santa Clara Law Review; the Washburn Law Journal; the Loyola Chicago School of Law Journal of Regulatory Compliance; the ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law; and many other publications. He also authored the book Letter to a One L Friend for Carolina Academic Press, which helps students navigate the challenges of law school.

Beyond law and compliance, Professor Mamaysky has spent much of the past decade managing a large 501(c)(3) nonprofit, CZ Wellness Group, which he cofounded in 2012. The organization operates Camp Zeke and the Block and Hexter Retreat Center, both of which focus on celebrating healthy, active living through fitness, cooking, sports, and arts. Professor Mamaysky regularly speaks about legal matters at American Camp Association conferences and events, and especially enjoys representing day camps, overnight camps, and camp industry associations.

Honors & Awards:

  • Member of Boston University International Law Journal
  • Paul J. Liacos Distinguished Scholar, Boston University School of Law
  • Edward F. Hennessey Scholar, Boston University School of Law
  • Reslow-Bannon Award for Embodying the Spirit of the Honors Program, University of Rhode Island


View Professor Mamaysky’s publications on SSRN.

  • The SEC Sets Its Sights on ESG, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance (2023).
  • The Investment Adviser Marketing Rule: An Analysis and Compliance Guide, Washburn Law Journal (2023).
  • A Big Picture Overview of the SEC’s New Investment Adviser Marketing Rule, FinReg Blog of the Duke University Financial Economics Center (2023).
  • Finding Happiness in the Law: Lifelong Learning as a Path to Meaning and Purpose, Santa Clara Law Review (2022).
  • Can Investment Advisers Ask Clients for Online Reviews? The Implications of the SEC’s New Marketing Rule, Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law (2022).
  • Working from Home: Unraveling the Employment Law Implications of the Remote Office, ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law (Saint Louis University School of Law) (2022).
  • What to Know When Employees Split Time Between Home and Office, Bloomberg Law (2022).
  • Employment Law Implications of Remote Work, Bloomberg Practical Guidance Series (2022).
  • Understanding Ethics and Compliance Programs, Journal of Regulatory Compliance (2021).
  • The Future of Work: Exploring the Post-Pandemic Workplace from an Employment Law and Human Resources Perspective, UC Davis Business Law Journal (2021).
  • Can Employers Mandate the COVID Vaccine? Assessing the Implications of the Emergency Use Authorization, Mitchell Hamline Law Review Amicus Curiae (2021).
  • Rehiring Furloughed and Laid Off Workers Post-Pandemic, Law 360, Expert Analysis, with Wendy Fischman (2020).
  • What Initial Reopenings Teach Us About Virus Safety Plans, Law 360, Expert Analysis (2020).
  • Employer Takeaways from EEOC Virus Screening Guidance, Law 360, Expert Analysis (2020).
  • Role for COVID-19 Liability Waivers in Employment is Limited, Law 360, Expert Analysis, with Mark Papadopoulos (2020).
  • Furloughs: Weighing the Unemployment Costs and Benefits, Law 360, Expert Analysis (2020).