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Saturday, May 19, 2012

Welcome, Professor Lipman!

The Boyd School of Law is very pleased to welcome Professor Francine Lipman to the full-time faculty effective July 1, 2012.

Professor Lipman is a national figure in tax law. She has written extensively on tax and accounting topics for legal and accounting periodicals, including Wisconsin Law Review, American University Law Review, Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal, Nevada Law Journal, Florida Tax Review, Virginia Tax Review, Harvard Environmental Law Review, Harvard Latino Law Review, Harvard Journal on Legislation, The Tax Lawyer, The Practical Tax Lawyer, and Tax Notes. As of May 1, 2012, Professor Lipman ranked as the top female professor in terms of all-time tax law scholarship downloads from SSRN.

Prior to joining the faculty at Boyd, Professor Lipman taught at Chapman University School of Law from 2003 to 2012 and Chapman University School of Business and Economics from 2001 to 2012. At Chapman, Professor Lipman taught tax law and accounting courses, received awards for excellence in teaching and research, and was responsible for a substantial Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.

Prior to her academic career, Professor Lipman served as Special Counsel at O'Melveny & Myers in Newport Beach, CA, Tax Associate at Irell & Manella in Newport Beach, CA, Chief Financial Officer at Diamond Designs in San Diego, CA, and Certified Public Accountant at Arthur Young & Company in San Diego, CA.

Professor Lipman will be located in Room 444. Welcome, Professor Lipman!