Professor Jeffrey Kahnís scholarship focuses on the federal tax area. He has published articles in law reviews and tax journals, including pieces on: tax policy and horizontal equity, the taxation of gifts, the charitable contribution deduction, the tax expenditure budget and personal deductions, and the tax consequences to a reality television candidate. He is also the co-author of a leading income tax student treatise, two corporate tax treatises,†and a nutshell on the Taxation of S Corporations. His work in progress includes an article on the tax provisions of the new healthcare law.
Professor Kahn attended Duke University where he double majored in Classical Studies and Latin. He then attended the University of Michigan Law School. He graduated, cum laude, in 1997 and went to work for three years as a tax associate in the Chicago office of McDermott, Will & Emery. Prior to joining the faculty at Penn Stateís Dickinson School of Law School in 2006, Professor Kahn was an associate professor at Santa Clara University School of Law. He has been a visiting professor at Vanderbilt University Law School, Stanford Law School, University of California Hastings College of Law and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.
Professor Kahn teaches primarily in the area of federal taxation. He has taught personal income tax, corporate tax, partnership tax and international tax courses. He has also taught a seminar on tax policy. Outside the tax area, he has taught business organizations and torts.
Admitted to practice in Illinois; tax associate, McDermott, Will & Emery, Chicago, 1997-2000; Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University, Spring 2000; Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Stanford University, Fall 2002; Visiting Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings, Spring 2005; Visiting Professor of Law, University of North Carolina, Fall 2005; Assistant Professor of Law, 2000-05, Santa Clara University; Associate Professor of Law, 2005-2006; Professor of Law, Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson, 2006-09; Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University, 2009-2011.