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Professor Fadi Shaheen

S.J.D., Michigan
LL.M., Michigan
LL.B., Haifa


Corporate Taxation, Federal Income Taxation, International Taxation


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Fadi Shaheen

Associate Professor of Law

Professor Shaheen joined the faculty in 2011. His scholarship and teaching interests focus on international taxation, U.S. taxation, tax policy, and tax and economics.

Professor Shaheen holds an LL.B. cum laude from the University of Haifa Law School and an LL.M. and an S.J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was an IASP Fulbright Scholar and a Michigan Grotius Fellow. Before joining the faculty, Professor Shaheen served as an associate at the tax group of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in New York. Previously, he had served as a visiting attorney at Caplin & Drysdale in Washington D.C., and as a law clerk and a practicing lawyer in Haifa. His native language is Arabic, and he is fluent in Hebrew.


"Designing an Undesirable Tax Holiday" (work in progress)

"How Reform-Friendly Are U.S. Tax Treaties?," __ Brook. J. Int'l L. __ (forthcoming 2016) (invited symposium)

“Understanding Lockout,” 69 Tax L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2016) 

“On Fixing U.S. International Taxation,” 9 Jerusalem Rev. of Leg. Stud. 125 (Oxford University Press, 2014) (invited symposium)

“The GAAP Lock-Out Effect and the Investment Behavior of Multinational Firms,” 67 Tax L. Rev. 211 (2014)

“International Tax Neutrality: Revisited,” 64 Tax L. Rev. 131 (2011)

"International Tax Neutrality: Reconsiderations," 27 Va. Tax Rev. 203 (2007)