Faculty Biography

Dennis Lilly

Adjunct Professor of Law

  • LLM, 1973, New York University
  • LLB, 1967, University of Virginia
  • BS, 1964, Georgetown University

Areas of Expertise

Professor Lilly teaches in the area of taxation, trusts and estates, and estate planning.

Professional Experience

Lilly has taught tax and related subjects for more than 25 years, covering all aspects of federal taxation. He is a specialist in the area of international tax law. He has also regularly taught corporate finance and entertainment law. Lilly is designated Professor Emeritus at Santa Clara University School of Law. He clerked for Judge Edmund L. Palmieri, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Prior to his professorship he practiced tax law in New York.

Honors and Affiliations

Lilly is a member of the bars of Virginia, New York, and California, and a number of bar and professional organizations. These include the International Fiscal Association, the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and the San Diego County Bar Association. He has also served as arbitrator for the National Association.

Key Works

Lilly is the author of "'Oh, But It Doesn't Have to Be That Way,' a Review of Fatal Subtraction: The Inside Story of Buchwald v. Paramount" in 35 Santa Clara Law Review 397 (1994).

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