Alexander Levy '14 wins 2014 Tannenwald Writing Competition for tax paper

Alexander Levy '14

Alexander Levy ’14 has won first place in the 2014 Tannenwald Writing Competition for his paper, “Believing in Life After Loving: IRS Regulation of Tax Preparers.” Assistant Professor of Law David Kamin ’09, who himself took second place in 2007, served as Levy’s faculty sponsor.

Nika Antonikova LLM ’15 also received an honorable mention for her paper, “Real Taxes in Virtual Economies: What Does the IRS Say.”

Nika Antonikova LLM '15

The competition, co-sponsored by the Theodore Tannenwald Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship and the American College of Tax Counsel, is named for the late Tax Court Judge Theodore Tannenwald Jr. It honors high-quality legal scholarship on federal or state tax-related topics. This year, the first place winner was awarded $4,500.

Past first-prize winners from the Law School have included Chloe Burnett LLM ’05, Mark Erwin ’02, Caroline Waldner ’10 LLM ’11, David Warner LLM ’09, and Manoj Viswanathan ’07, LLM ’08.

Posted December 15, 2014