Paul L. Caron

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Gregg Polsky Leaves North Carolina For Georgia

Polsky (2015)Georgia press release:

Georgia Law is pleased to announce that Gregg D. Polsky has agreed to join the law school's faculty in the fall of 2016. Polsky, currently the Willie Person Magnum Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law, has also served on the law faculties of the University of Minnesota and Florida State University, and visited at Duke University. Author of a casebook, Polsky has written articles appearing in the Duke Law Journal, the Iowa Law Review and the Virginia Law Review, among others.

A preeminent tax law scholar, he has served as Professor in Residence in the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, and he regularly serves as an expert witness on tax matters. His teaching expertise includes tax, private equity and an innovative course on business basics for lawyers. 

"Gregg embodies the sort of world-class scholar and first-rate teacher that helps advance the University of Georgia's commitment to excellence," Georgia Law Dean Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge.

(Hat Tip: Usha Rodrigues.)

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But was he on a midnight train?

Posted by: Unemployed Northeastern | Sep 23, 2015 5:14:02 PM

This is a huge loss for UNC and a great hire for UGA. Gregg is a fabulous scholar and teacher. As they say in Athens, Go Dawgs!

Posted by: Al Brophy | Sep 23, 2015 1:41:52 PM