Monday, June 16, 2008
Boston University has appointed international tax lawyer Daniel M. Berman (Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner, Washington, D.C.) as Director of its Graduate Tax Program and Professor of the Practice of Tax Law, effective July 1, 2008. Berman succeeds Ernest M. Haddad, who will remain at BU as Associate Dean for Special Projects. From the BU press release:
Berman is an expert in the area of international taxation, with vast experience in tax planning, tax controversies, tax policy work and negotiating and interpreting tax treaties. He has worked in both the legislative and administrative branches of the U.S. government, having served as Deputy International Tax Counsel for the U.S. Department of the Treasury and as Legislation Counsel for the Joint Committee on Taxation of the U.S. Congress.
BU's Graduate Tax Program is ranked #6 in the latest U.S. News graduate tax rankings.