Thursday, September 1, 2016
Press Release, University of California, Irvine School of Law Welcomes New Faculty, Largest First-Year Class in School's History and New LL.M. Program:
University of California, Irvine School of Law has hired four new full-time faculty members, bringing the total number of full-time professors to 48. ... All of these new faculty members are leading scholars and skilled practitioners in their respective areas of expertise. ...
Reuven S. Avi-Yonah
Professor Avi-Yonah specializes in corporate and international taxation, international law and legal history. His scholarship focuses on defining the underlying principles of an international tax regime and what consequences follow from these principles for the allocation of tax revenues among countries and for the taxation of multinational enterprises. He will join UCI Law in fall 2017 from University of Michigan Law School, where he has been the Irwin I. Cohn Professor of Law and Director of the International Tax LL.M. program.
He has served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on tax competition, and is a member of the steering group of OECD’s International Network for Tax Research. He has also worked at various law firms, including Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. He has provided expert testimony in a number of tax cases, and is a prolific writer, including 15 academic books and numerous articles for law reviews and journals. Avi-Yonah earned his B.A. from Hebrew University and an A.M., Ph.D and J.D. from Harvard University.