LLM and JSD

Taxation

Our Faculty

The program's distinguished history and continued leading role attracts top faculty across all areas of tax law and policy. Particular areas of strength among our faculty are in tax policy, international taxation, estate and gift taxation, corporate taxation, and federal taxation; there are also specialists in areas such as state and local taxation. Many of the members of the permanent and adjunct faculty are also JD or LLM alumni of the Law School, creating a sense of tradition in the graduate training of generations of tax lawyers.

Faculty Director

Joshua D. Blank

Professor of Tax Practice

Since January 2010, Joshua Blank has served as Professor of Tax Practice and Faculty Director of the Graduate Tax Program at NYU School of Law.

Blank's scholarship focuses on tax administration and compliance, taxpayer privacy, and taxation of business entities. His scholarly articles have appeared in University of Pennsylvania Law Review, UCLA Law Review, New York University Law Review, Emory Law Journal, and Tax Law Review, among others. In 2014, Blank received the Podell Distinguished Teaching Award from NYU Law. From 2008 to 2009, Blank was an assistant professor of law at Rutgers School of Law–Newark. From 2006 to 2008, he served as an acting assistant professor of tax law at NYU Law. Prior to entering academia, Blank was a tax lawyer at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Read more...