Assistant 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.
“Evaluating Investments of Locked-Out PRE” (in progress)
“On Fixing U.S. International Taxation," ____ Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies ____ (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2014)
“The GAAP Lock-Out Effect and the Investment Behavior of Multinational Firms,” 67 Tax L. Rev. ____ (forthcoming 2014)
“International Tax Neutrality: Revisited,” 64 Tax L. Rev.131 (2011)
“International Tax Neutrality: Reconsiderations,” 27 Va. Tax Rev. 203 (2007)
“Stapled Securities – ‘The Next Big Thing’ for Income Trusts? Useful Lessons From the U.S. Experience With Stapled Shares” (with Reuven Avi-Yonah and Tim Edgar), 55 Canadian Tax J. 247 (2007)