"Michigan has an outstanding tax faculty that gave me the tools I need to better understand the laws of my country, and other countries as well. The excellent legal education pushed me to stay on here and pursue my S.J.D."

– Nicola Sartori, LLM '07, SJD '09


The faculty of the International Tax LL.M. program consists of the following professors from the Law School and the Business School, as well as adjunct professors from practice.

Reuven S. Avi-Yonah, the Irwin I. Cohn Professor of Law, is Director of the International Tax LL.M. Program. He specializes in international taxation and multinational enterprises, and is widely published in these subject areas. He has served as a consultant on tax competition to the U.S. Treasury and to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and has testified numerous times before Congressional committees on corporate and international tax issues.

James R. Hines Jr. is the L. Hart Wright Collegiate Professor of Law and the Richard A. Musgrave Collegiate Professor of Economics. He also co-directs the Law School's Law and Economics Program and is the research director of the Ross Business School Office of Tax Policy Research. He studies international taxation, particularly the taxation of multinational corporations.

Douglas A. Kahn, the Paul G. Kauper Professor of Law, teaches courses that include Tax Planning for Business Transactions, Taxation of Individual Income, Corporate Taxation, Partnership Tax, and Legal Process. He is the co-author of two casebooks, one on corporate taxation and one on taxation of transfers of wealth, as well as several textbooks on those subjects and on individual income taxation.

Kyle Logue is the Wade H. McCree Jr. Collegiate Professor of Law. He teaches and writes in the areas of tax, torts, and insurance. His scholarly interests include tax policy, compensation and insurance arrangements (both public and private), products liability and risk regulation, disaster policy, legal transitions, and distributive justice.

Joel Slemrod is the Paul W. McCracken Collegiate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy and a Professor of Economics. He studies and writes about tax policy and has been a consultant to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Canadian Department of Finance, the South African Ministry of Finance, the World Bank, and the OECD. He has testifed before Congress on domestic and international taxation issues.

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