Tax Law Speaker Series Featuring Daniel Hemel (The University of Chicago)

Tax Law Speaker Series Featuring Daniel Hemel (The University of Chicago)

Date and Time

  • Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Warren Hall, Faculty Reading Room

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




Daniel Hemel 

Assistant Professor of Law, Ronald H. Coase Research Scholar                                                                                                        The University of Chicago Law School 

Daniel Hemel’s research focuses on taxation, nonprofit organizations, administrative law, and federal courts. His academic work has appeared or is forthcoming in the California Law ReviewCornell Law ReviewColumbia Law ReviewNYU Law ReviewSupreme Court ReviewTax Law ReviewTexas Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review, and Yale Law Journal, as well as other publications. His op-eds and other writing have appeared in The New York Times, the AtlanticPoliticoSlateVox, the Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. He has also provided on-air legal analysis for CNN, MSNBC, and NPR.

Daniel graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College and received an MPhil with distinction from Oxford University, where he was a Marshall Scholar. He then earned his JD from Yale Law School, where he was editor-in-chief of the Yale Law Journal. Prior to his appointment, he was a law clerk to Associate Justice Elena Kagan on the US Supreme Court. He also clerked for Judge Michael Boudin on the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and Judge Sri Srinivasan on the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and served as visiting counsel at the Joint Committee on Taxation.


  • Yale Law School
    JD, June 2012
  • University of Oxford
    M.Phil with Distinction in International Relations, July 2009
  • Harvard College
    B.A. summa cum laude in Social Studies, July 2007

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