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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Ellen Aprill Receives ABA Outstanding Academic Award

Aprill (2016)The Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the ABA Business Law Section has awarded the Outstanding Academic Award for distinguished academic achievement in the nonprofit sector to Ellen P. Aprill (Loyola-L.A.):

Ellen Aprill is the John E. Anderson Chair in Tax Law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles and is the founding director of its Tax LLM program. She has been a member of the Loyola Law School faculty since 1989.

Professor Aprill is one of the founders of the Loyola Law School Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations, considered by many to be the premier nonprofit law conference on the West coast. She has co-hosted this conference for twenty years and has been instrumental in bringing together leaders in government, academia and the nonprofit law bar each year for this conference.

Professor Aprill has written extensively on issues of nonprofit law and is a reliable source of knowledge both for her students and the public. 

Her other accomplishments include serving as a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and the American Law Institute, and serving as a member of the Executive Committee of the USC Federal Tax Institute and the Academic Advisory Board of the Tannenwald Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship. She is a former Chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Tax Section, which has honored her with the Dana Latham Award for outstanding contribution to the community and to the legal profession in the field of taxation.

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Congratulations, Ellen--well deserved!

Posted by: Deborah Merritt | Jul 14, 2018 7:29:51 AM

This is much deserved.

Posted by: Michael Livingston | Jul 15, 2018 3:38:12 AM

Congratulations Ellen and congratulations to the ABA for making such an outstanding choice!

Posted by: Ray Madoff | Jul 15, 2018 10:09:51 AM

Thank you, Debbie, Michael and Ray!

Posted by: Ellen P Aprill | Jul 16, 2018 9:22:40 AM

Shouldn't this be called the "Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the ABA Business Law Section Outstanding Academic Award" instead of the "ABA Outstanding Academic Award"?

Posted by: anon | Jul 16, 2018 8:48:24 PM