Michael Doran

  • Professor of Law

Michael Doran rejoined the Law School in 2014. His research interests include tax policy, executive compensation and legal ethics. Doran previously taught at the Law School from 2005 to 2009 and at Georgetown University Law Center from 2009 to 2014. Before he began teaching, he was a partner at Caplin & Drysdale in Washington, D.C., practicing federal tax and federal pension law. He also served twice in the Office of Tax Policy at the U.S. Treasury Department. Doran teaches tax, property, legal ethics, Native American law and employee benefits law.

Education

  • J.D.
    Yale Law School
    1991
  • B.A.
    Wesleyan University
    1988

Articles:

"Uncapping Executive Pay," 90 S. Cal. L. Rev. ___ (2017).
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"The Puzzle of Non-Qualified Retirement Pay," 70 Tax L. Rev. ____ (2017).
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"Tax Legislation in the Contemporary U.S. Congress" 67 Tax L. Rev. 555 (2014).
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"Legislative Organization and Administrative Redundancy" 91 B.U. L. Rev. 1815 (2011).
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"The Closed Rule," 59 Emory L.J. 1363 (2010).
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"Managers, Shareholders, and the Corporate Double Tax," 95 Va. L. Rev. 517 (2009).
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"Tax Penalties and Tax Compliance," 46 Harvard Journal on Legislation (2009).
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"Intergenerational Equity in Fiscal Policy Reform," 61 Tax L. Rev. 241 (2008).

"Legislative Compromise and Tax Transition Policy," 74 U. of Chi. L. Rev. 545 (2007).
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"Executive Compensation Reform and the Limits of Tax Policy," Tax Policy Center Discussion Paper 18 (2004).
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Current Courses

All Courses

Employee Benefits Law
Federal Income Tax
Corporate Tax
Property
Professional Responsibility for Tax Lawyers
Native American Law
Roman Law

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