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Leigh Osofsky

Leigh Osofsky
Associate Professor of Law
J.D. 2006, Stanford Law School
B.A. 2003, Brown University

Telephone: 305-284-8454   |   Office: G466
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Professor Osofsky holds an A.B. magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Brown University (2003) and a J.D. and membership to the Order of the Coif from Stanford Law School (2006).

Professor Osofsky's publications include The Case for Categorical Nonenforcement, Tax L. Rev. (forthcoming 2015) (peer-reviewed), Unwinding the Ceiling Rule, 34 Va. Tax Rev. 63 (2014), Concentrated Enforcement in a Best-Case Tax Enforcement Regime, IRS Research Bulletin (2014) (peer-reviewed), Concentrated Enforcement, 16 Fla. Tax Rev. 325 (2014) (peer-reviewed), Who's Naughty and Who's Nice? Frictions, Screening, and Tax Law Design, 61 Buff. L. Rev. 1057 (2013), Some Realism About Responsive Tax Administration, 66 Tax L. Rev. 121 (2012) (peer-reviewed), The Case Against Strategic Tax Law Uncertainty, 64 Tax L. Rev. 489 (2011) (peer-reviewed), and Solving Section 734(b), 60 Tax Law. 473 (2007).

Professor Osofsky teaches courses addressing various aspects of taxation and policy. Before joining the University of Miami faculty, Professor Osofsky was an Acting Assistant Professor of Tax Law at New York University from 2009-2011.

Prior to entering academia, Professor Osofsky clerked for the Honorable Pierre Leval on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and worked as a tax attorney at Fenwick & West, LLP, specializing in tax transactional planning and also serving as counsel in complex tax litigation matters.