Howard E. Abrams

William K. Jacobs Visiting Professor of Law

Mr. Abrams clerked for Chief Judge Theodore Tannenwald, Jr., of the United States Tax Court. He taught at Emory Law School from 1983 until 2014, is the William K. Jacobs, Jr., Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School, the same position he held in 2013-14, and was the Maurice R. Greenberg Visiting Professor at Yale Law School in 2009. Abrams has also taught as a visiting professor at Berkeley and Cornell Law Schools. From 2014-17, he was Warren Distinguished Professor and Director of Tax Programs at the University of San Diego School of Law. Abrams practiced in Los Angeles with Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison and in Washington, DC, with Steptoe & Johnson as well as with the National Office of Deloitte Tax.


J.D., Harvard University (1980) cum laude
B.A., University of California, Irvine (1976) summa cum laude

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
704 T.M., Disregarded Entities (co-author)

Howard E. Abrams is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Real Estate Advisory Board.