Yoram Keinan is the chair of the tax practice at Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP in New York, where he specializes in U.S. taxation of financial products and institutions and represents major investment banks and financial institutions in the United States. Prior to joining Carter Ledyard & Milburn, Keinan was a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York, a senior manager with Ernst & Young's National Tax Department in Washington, D.C., an associate with Shearman & Sterling, and a manager of Ernst & Young's tax department in Israel. Keinan has written many articles on taxation and teaches courses on Taxation of Financial Instruments at Georgetown University Law Center. He has taught classes on Taxation of Financial Instruments, Tax Policy, and International Taxation in the Harvard International Tax Program, at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and School of Arts and Sciences (Department of Economics), and at American University Washington College of Law. He received his BA and LLB from Tel Aviv University; LLM in taxation from Hebrew University; MBA from Bar Ilan University; MPA and ITP in international taxation from Harvard; and LLM in taxation and SJD from the University of Michigan.