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LLM in Taxation Faculty 

E.L. Wiegand Distinguished Professor in Tax Daniel Lathrope
LLM in Taxation Academic Director

Professor Daniel Lathrope is a renowned scholar in taxation. He is the co-author of several casebooks on individual, corporate, and partnership taxation, including Fundamentals of  Federal Income Taxation, Fundamentals of Corporate Taxation, and Fundamentals of Partnership Taxation. He is the author of The Alternative Minimum Tax—Compliance and Planning with Analysis, a treatise on the alternative minimum tax, and a book on comparative income  taxation titled Global Issues in Income Taxation. He has previously taught in the graduate tax programs at New York University and the University of Florida, in addition to other universities. He holds a BSBA from the University of Denver, a JD from Northwestern University, and an LLM in Taxation from New York University.

Professor Joshua D. Rosenberg

Professor Rosenberg is a full-time faculty member and co-author of leading treatises in federal income tax and in corporate tax, as well as co-author of the nation’s leading casebooks in corporate tax, partnership tax, and taxation of business enterprises. His many scholarly tax articles have been published in journals including the Michigan Law ReviewStanford Law Review, and Virginia Law Review. In addition, Rosenberg has consulted with U.S. senators, the Senate Finance Committee, and the California Franchise Tax Board to devise, enact, and implement tax legislation and regulations. Rosenberg teaches a variety of courses, including Corporate Taxation and Federal Taxation. He holds a BA from Case Western Reserve University, an EdD from USF, and a JD and LLM in Taxation from New York University. 


Adjunct Professors


Eric Anderson, Managing Director, WTAS

Laurence Blau, Attorney, Law Offices of Laurence Blau

Dominic Daher, Director of Internal Audit and Tax Compliance, University of San Francisco

James Ellis, Of Counsel, Sideman & Bancroft LLP

Edward Heidig, Senior Tax Attorney, California State Board of Equalization’s Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate Office

Robin Klomparens, Partner, Wagner Kirkman Blaine Klomparens & Youmans LLP

Michael Larkin, Tax Counsel, California State Board of Equalization’s Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate Office

James Lowy, Former Principal, Joint Ventures and Partnership Tax Consulting Group of the National Tax Department, Ernst & Young LLP

Dawn Mayer, Associate Director of Tax Compliance, University of San Francisco

Suzanne Mawhinney, Research Librarian, University of San Francisco

Craig Shaltes, Tax Counsel III, California State Board of Equalization’s Taxpayers Rights Advocate Office

Russell Stanaland, Principal, Stanaland and Associates

Patrick Stodel, Director of International Tax Planning, McKesson Corporation

Steven Walker, Attorney, Law Offices of Steven L. Walker

Davis Yee, Special Trial Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel for the IRS