Professor Alice G. Abreu specializes in federal income tax law, with a special emphasis in the formulation of tax policy. Before joining Temple Law School, she clerked for Judge Edward N. Cahn in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and practiced tax law with Dechert LLP in Philadelphia.

Professor Abreu is nationally known for her ability to make students understand and care about the tax system, and in 2007 she won the University Lindback award for distinguished teaching. She has been a visiting professor at a number of institutions, including the Harvard Law School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and has taught Corporate Tax at the Yale Law School. She has been quoted in the tax column of the Wall Street Journal, has served as Secretary and Vice Chair, Publications, of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association, and is a frequent speaker at national and regional tax conferences.


J.D., Cornell Law School
B.A., Cornell University

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