Biography David M. Hasen joined the University of Michigan Law School faculty as an assistant professor in fall 2002. Professor Hasen's areas of research and teaching interest include taxation, jurisprudence, and administrative law. He received a B.A. in history from Reed College, a Ph.D. in government from Harvard University, and a J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served as a notes editor for the Yale Law Journal. Hasen clerked for Judge Maxine Chesney in the Northern District of California and has worked as an associate in the tax departments of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C., where his practice focused on corporate taxation and the taxation of financial products. His current research projects include an analysis of the taxation of advance payments and an examination of legal transition relief. Hasen is also interested in expanding access of the poor to legal services and in using the law to promote social justice. He has worked with members of the Law School's clinical faculty and staff to establish and help fund the Law School's Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic.
Law Quadrangle Notes Articles
"Hasen named IRS professor in residence," 50 L. Quadrangle Notes 86 (Summer, 2008).