Natascha R. Fastabend is the associate director of the Graduate Tax Program, which includes the LLM in Taxation and Master of Legal Studies in Taxation degrees. She oversees the development of the academic and educational curricula, the recruitment of students and adjunct faculty, and the implementation of academic policies and outreach and marketing plans. She currently teaches the Graduate Tax Externship Program.

Fastabend is actively involved in the tax and estate planning community throughout the Bay Area and Sacramento. She is the vice chair of the San Francisco Barrister’s Tax Section, and a member of the Young Tax Lawyers in San Francisco and Sacramento and the State Bar of California’s Tax Section. She was elected to the Barristers Club Board of Directors in 2015.

Fastabend earned her LLM in Taxation from the University of San Francisco, JD from Golden Gate University, and BA from the University of Washington in Political Science and Law, Societies & Justice. 

LLM in Taxation, University of San Francisco
J.D., Golden Gate University
B.A., University of Washington