A Unique Per­spec­tive on Tax Law

The laws gov­ern­ing tax­a­tion are some of the most com­plex, con­stant­ly evolv­ing, and fre­quent­ly dis­put­ed in the Unit­ed States and around the world. For legal schol­ars and prac­tic­ing lawyers alike, tax law is rich with oppor­tu­ni­ty and challenge. 

One of the unique ben­e­fits of focus­ing on tax law at Michi­gan is the acces­si­bil­i­ty of our tax law fac­ul­ty. Our fac­ul­ty mem­bers come from a vari­ety of dis­ci­plines across a wide spec­trum of perspectives. 

We also give seri­ous focus to inter­na­tion­al tax law, with one of the top inter­na­tion­al tax LLM pro­grams, which is dis­tin­guished by the high-lev­el of involve­ment of the tenured faculty.

A Spring­board for Your Career

Our tax law stu­dents have an incred­i­ble track record when it comes to land­ing jobs among top law and account­ing firms, in acad­e­mia, and as gov­ern­ment officials. 

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33%
pri­vate prac­tice in tax law in the Unit­ed States
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44%
of LLM stu­dents in pri­vate prac­tice in tax law abroad
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11%
full-time tax law professors
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9%
elect­ed gov­ern­ment officials
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3%
stu­dents pur­su­ing SJDs