Leadership and Faculty

Program Directors

  • Alice Abreu
    Honorable Nelson A. Diaz Professor of Law, Director of Center for Tax Law and Public Policy

    Professor Alice Abreu has taught at Temple for over 30 years. During that time she has developed a reputation as a nationally and internationally known scholar who can de-mystify the tax system and help her students discover its relevance and importance to both their lives and that of every client they will ever have. Her extensive work with the Tax Section of the American Bar Association and other tax organizations have not only kept her connected to the issues that animate contemporary tax practice but have also allowed her to make the Center the hub of many tax-related activities.

  • Andrew Weiner
    Director of Graduate Tax Programs, Director of the Temple Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, Practice Professor of Law

    Andrew Weiner is a Practice Professor of Law and the Director of the Graduate Tax Program, through which he supervises students pursuing their LL.M. in Taxation, J.D./LL.M. in Taxation, Estate Planning Certificate, or Certificate in Employee Benefits. Prior to arriving at Temple, Professor Weiner spent more than a decade as an attorney in the Tax Division of the Department of Justice, initially in the Appellate Section, where he briefed and argued approximately 50 cases throughout the United States Courts of Appeals, and then at the trial level in the Court of Federal Claims Section.

Additional Temple Tax Faculty

  • Robert Bartow
    Laura H. Carnell Professor of Law, Senior Advisor to the Dean

    Robert Bartow teaches in Temple’s award-winning Integrated Transactional Program and Introduction to Transactional Skills in addition to teaching doctrinal courses in Taxation, Property, and Trusts & Estates.

  • Nancy Knauer
    Director of the Law and Public Policy Program, Sheller Professor of Public Interest Law

    Nancy Knauer is the Director of Temple’s Law & Public Policy Programs. She teaches in the areas of Taxation, Trusts & Estates, Law & Public Policy, Political & Civil Rights, and Property. Professor Knauer was selected as one of 26 law professors from across the nation to be featured in the book What the Best Law Teachers Do, published by Harvard University Press in 2013.

  • Kathy Mandelbaum
    Associate Professor of Law

    Kathy Mandelbaum teaches both basic and advanced Estate Planning, Drafting Fundamental Estate Planning Documents, and Non-Profit Organizations in Temple’s LL.M. in Taxation curriculum, as well as Introduction to Transactional Skills in the J.D. curriculum. She also supervises Temple’s Wills for Heroes program and its Transgender Name Change project.

  • Andrea Monroe
    Professor of Law

    Andrea Monroe teaches Taxation, Taxation II, Partnership Taxation, and is the faculty director for Temple’s innovative Introduction to Transactional Skills program (ITS). ITS is an immersive experience that puts first-year law students on their feet as lawyers negotiating a business deal for their clients. She is a respected scholar who is a contributor to an influential tax treatise.

Tax-Adjacent Full-Time Faculty

  • Richard K. Greenstein
    Professor of Law
  • Jennifer J. Lee
    Associate Clinical Professor of Law
  • Peter Spiro
    Charles R. Weiner Professor of Law, Co-Director, Institute for International Law and Public Policy
  • C. Harwell Wells
    I. Herman Stern Professor of Law

Adjunct Tax Faculty

  • Joan C. Arnold
    Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • Justin H. Brown
    Partner, Pepper Hamilton
  • Kyle N. Brown
    Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division Counsel, Internal Revenue Service (retired)
  • Robert Friz
    Partner and U.S. Tax Health Services Sector leader, PwC
  • Peter Gulia
    Shareholder, Fiduciary Guidance Counsel
  • Adam Gusdorff
    Partner, Heckscher, Teillon, Terrill & Sager
  • Harry L. Gutman
    Of Counsel, Ivan Phillips Barker (IBP) Former Chief of Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation
  • Andrew J. Haas
    Vice-President of the Board of Directors , Philadelphia Estate Planning Council
  • Benjamin Haas
    Attorney and Director of Federal Tax Planning & Policy, Exelon Corporation
  • Tom Hiscott
    Partner, Heckscher, Teillon, Terrill & Sager
  • Jen Kosteva
    Partner, Heckscher, Teillon, Terrill & Sager
  • Anne E. Lazarus
    Judge, Pennsylvania Superior Court
  • Robert Litvin
    Founding Partner, Paisner Litvin
  • Eric McNeil
    Exempt Organization Tax Services Practice Director, PwC
  • Floyd Miller
    Federal Prosecutor, Retired
  • Brian M. Pinheiro
    Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group Practice Leader, Ballard Spahr
  • Mary-Noelle Rasi
    Wealth Planner, Glenmede Trust Company
  • Antonio C. Russo
    Director in the National Tax Services- Exempt Organizations Tax Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
  • Joseph Scalio
    Pennsylvania Business Unit Tax Leader, U.S. Tax Leader and U.S. Co-Tax Leader, KPMG (various practices) Global Lead Tax Partner, Tishman Speyer
  • Joseph M. Sedlack
    Partner, Reed Smith
  • David Shechtman
    Of Counsel, Drinker Biddle
  • Eric Solomon
    Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP Former Assistant Treasury Secretary for Tax Policy
  • Stephanie Searles Vogel
    Partner, Dilworth Paxson
  • Matt Whitehorn
    Partner, Dilworth Paxson
  • Benjamin Hussa
    Director, Tax at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
  • David Stauber
    Partner, Winston & Strawn
  • James C. Fee, Jr.
    Senior Level Counsel , Internal Revenue Service (retired)
  • Jonathan Grossberg
    Founder and Owner, Grossberg Continuing Education
  • Morgan Klinzing
    Associate , Troutman Pepper