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 recent publications have appeared in UCLA Law Review, New York University Law Review, Emory Law Journal and Tax Law Review, among others. Blank's research has been profiled in mainstream media publications, including The New York Times, Reuters and Forbes. Blank’s current article, Collateral Compliance, which examines the use of non-monetary penalties to sanction tax noncompliance, will be published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review in 2014. Read more...