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Steven Dean

Professor of Law

250 Joralemon St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 780-7939
B.A., Williams College
J.D., Yale Law School
Areas of Expertise
Social Enterprise
Tax Avoidance
Tax Expenditures
Tax Havens
Tax Policy


Currently on leave, Professor Dean serves as the Faculty Director of NYU Law’s renowned Graduate Tax Program and the host of the podcast The Tax Maven.  His tax scholarship has appeared in the NYU Law Review, the Notre Dame Law Review, the Boston College Law Review, the Tulane Law Review and the UC Davis Law Review.   His collaborations include the books Federal Taxation of Corporations and Corporate Transactions (Aspen 2018, with Brad Borden)and Social Enterprise Law: Trust, Public Benefit and Capital Markets (Oxford 2017, with Dana Brakman Reiser).  He graduated from Yale Law School, practiced at Debevoise & Plimpton and at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and became Vice Dean at Brooklyn Law School.