Probably? Understanding Statements About Risk and Uncertainty in Tax Law
- When: November 17, 2007, 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm
- Where: William F. Starr Hall Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder Trial Courtroom, First Floor
A lecture by Prof. Sarah B. Lawsky
Professor Lawsky joined the GW Law School faculty in 2007. She teaches and writes in the area of taxation. Before entering academia, she worked at the law firm of Hogan & Hartson LLP, where she provided tax advice to corporations, LLCs, tax-exempt organizations, and high-net-worth individuals.
She earned a B.A. in philosophy with an allied field of math from the University of Chicago, a J.D. from Yale University, and an LL.M. in tax law from New York University. While in law school, Professor Lawsky was executive editor of the Yale Law Journal. Her published works include Redefining Mental Disability in the Treasury Regulations, 100 Tax Notes 559 (2003), and A Nineteenth Amendment Defense of the Violence Against Women Act, 109 Yale Law Journal 783 (2000), for which she was awarded the Michael Egger prize for best student contribution to the Yale Law Journal on current social problems. Prior to attending law school, she helped veterans with psychiatric disabilities obtain social security and veterans benefits.