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Adam Chodorow

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Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9520
Biography

Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar

Adam Chodorow’s research and teaching interests lie in tax, administrative and regulatory law. He teaches a variety of tax courses, as well as business organizations. His research focuses on religious taxation and a variety of contemporary tax issues, such as the taxability of virtual income.

Professor Chodorow is a past Chair of the Teaching Tax Committee of the ABA’s Tax Section and the AALS's Section on Jewish Law.  He is a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and a member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Tannenwald Writing Competition.  He previously served as  Faculty Editor of Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, published by the College together with the ABA’s Section of Science & Technology Law. 

Before joining the faculty in 2004, Professor Chodorow clerked for Judge Joseph H. Gale of the U.S. Tax Court. At New York University, he won the David H. Moses Memorial Prize for having the highest cumulative academic average and the Harry J. Rudick Memorial Award for distinction in the LL.M. Tax Program. Professor Chodorow was an attorney at Pacific Gas & Electric Company in San Francisco, where he worked on energy-related litigation and regulatory matters, and he also practiced commercial litigation for Shartsis, Friese & Ginsburg.

Education

B.A., Classics, Yale College (1987)

M.A., History, University of Virginia (1990)

J.D., University of Virginia (1990)

LL.M., New York University (2003)

Research Interests

Professor Chodorow's research interests lie primarily in federal tax law.  Examples of his work inlcudes articles about the intersections of tax and religion, virtual income, and legal education.

Publications

Bitcoin and the Definition of Foreign Currency, 19 Fla. Tax Rev. 637 (2016).

Charitable FSAs: A Proposal to Combine Healthcare and Charitable Giving Tax Provisions, 2011 BYU L. Rev. 1041 (2011).
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Death and Taxes and Zombies, 98 Iowa L. Rev. 1207 (2013).

Tracing Basis Through Virtual Spaces, 95 Cornell L. Rev. 283 (2010).

Biblical Tax Systems and the Case for Progressive Taxation, 23 J. L. & Religion 51 (2008).

 

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 606Federal Income Taxation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 592Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 606Federal Income Taxation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 691Seminar
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 592Research
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 654Business Organizations
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 606Federal Income Taxation
LAW 781Independent Study
LAW 791Seminar
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 691Seminar
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 606Federal Income Taxation
LAW 791Seminar
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 606Federal Income Taxation
LAW 691Seminar
LAW 771Jurimetrics Journal
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 606Federal Income Taxation
LAW 771Jurimetrics Journal
LAW 791Seminar
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 771Jurimetrics Journal
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 606Federal Income Taxation
LAW 771Jurimetrics Journal
LAW 781Independent Study
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 691Seminar
LAW 771Jurimetrics Journal
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