Tax Law is the body of laws governing taxation.

Richard Thompson Ainsworth

Professor Ainsworth, who has taught in BU Law’s tax program since 2005, is a comparative tax law specialist. His teaching and scholarship interests are in comparative transfer pricing, comparative VAT, and comparative income tax. He brings extensive transfer pricing and VAT experience to the role of director. He has published over 100 articles on various […]

Leo J. Cushing

Leo J. Cushing is the founding partner of Cushing & Dolan PC, a Boston based law firm established in 1984 specializing in closely held businesses, taxation, sophisticated estate planning, elder law and real estate. Leo’s practice includes all aspects of sophisticated estate planning techniques, asset protection, trust planning, charitable giving and resolution of tax controversies. […]

Joseph B. Darby

Joseph (“Jay”) B. Darby III has more than thirty years of experience representing clients in a wide range of tax, estate planning, and related business matters. His goal is to help clients enjoy their lives by reducing taxes, avoiding (or resolving) problems with taxing authorities, and passing personal wealth to the appropriate next destination.  Jay […]

Mark J. DeFrancisco

Mark DeFrancisco is Chairman of the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board where he advises the Board on legal, procedural, evidentiary and related issues, and reviews and approves the Board’s written opinions. Mark has specialized in the area of tax for over 30 years, in both the public sector as Counsel to the Board and in private […]

Jeremiah W. Doyle

Jeremiah W. Doyle, IV is an estate planning strategist for BNY Mellon’s Private Wealth Management group and a Senior Vice President of Bank of New York Mellon. He has been with the firm since 1981.  Jere provides high net worth individuals and families throughout the country with integrated wealth management advice on how to hold, […]

Alan L. Feld

A member of the faculty since 1971, Alan Feld has testified before a number of congressional committees on issues surrounding tax laws. Before coming to Boston University, he practiced tax and corporate law at two New York firms: Barrett Knapp Smith & Schapiro and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. From 1996 to 2004 he […]

Joseph E. Hunt IV

Mr. Hunt is a Member at Morse, Barnes-Brown, & Pendleton P.C. A member of the corporate and tax practice groups, he advises emerging and middle-market companies throughout all stages of the entity life cycle, including formation, financings, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate considerations. He was as the recipient of both the Ernest M. […]

Patricia J. Jabar

Patricia J. Jabar is a tax partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Boston office with an extensive background in income tax consequences of partnerships as a specialty, focused on private equity. Ms. Jabar serves premiere clients such as Goldman Sachs, Fidelity, Bain Capital, Harvard Private Equity, MIT Private Equity, and many others. Ms. Jabar has a strong background […]

Candice King

Candice King is a Principal in EY’s Transfer Pricing Practice in Boston.  Ms. King has 15 years of transfer pricing experience with EY and currently assists Northeast Area inbound and outbound clients with a range of transfer pricing services including international tax planning, intangibles and supply chain engagements, documentation, acquisition integration and controversy support.  She […]

Melissa Langa

Melissa Langa is the managing shareholder in the Boston law firm of Bove & Langa PC. She has built her practice guiding individuals, families, businesses, and charitable organizations in designing and implementing customized tax-efficient structures to meet their particular estate planning, business and charitable needs. She assists both domestic and international families. Langa is a […]