Paul L. Caron

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) Joins Treasury Department As Counselor To The Assistant Secretary, Office Of Tax Policy

Treasury Department Press Release:

Kysar (2018)Rebecca M. Kysar [Google Scholar] has been a Professor of Law at Fordham University since 2018, where her academic research focuses on tax policy, international tax, and the tax legislative and budget processes. Most recently, she served on the Biden-Harris Presidential Transition as an ad hoc advisor to the tax policy and Treasury agency review teams. Rebecca has testified before the U.S. Congress on international tax and tax regulatory matters. Prior to joining Fordham, Rebecca was on the faculty at Brooklyn Law School for nine years and served as the James S. Carpentier Visiting Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. Before entering academia, she worked as a tax associate at Cravath, Swaine, & Moore, where she advised on tax issues related to restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, and other complex transactions. She also clerked for the Honorable Richard J. Cardamone on the U.S Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

A native of Greenwood, Indiana, Rebecca is a graduate of Indiana University and Yale Law School.

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