Join our team at theThe Tax Law Center at NYU Law!Our work includes offering technical input on tax legislation, submitting comments on tax regulations, and intervening in tax litigation, with the goals of protecting and improving the integrity of the tax system, saving and raising revenues, and advancing equity.
The Tax Law Center at the New York University School of Law is seeking one full-time Tax Law and Policy Fellow to Tax Law Center staff with research, writing, and project management. The fellow will work across subject matter areas in tax. The fellow will be able to work with senior staff to focus in on any area(s) of specialty in their second year if there is specific subject matter interest and as work needs allow.
You are a recent law school graduate with a strong interest in advancing justice through the tax code, and gaining experience working with academics and policymakers to solve difficult legislative and regulatory problems.
This is a two-year fellowship with case-by-case flexibility on exact start and end dates. The two year span of this fellowship is anticipated to fall across an eventful period in tax law and policy, with the potential for major tax legislation at the end of 2025; significant regulatory and other administrative action due to continued implementation of the Inflation Reduction Act; and increasing administrative and constitutional law controversies in the courts with potential impacts across the tax system.
The Tax Law and Policy Fellow will be responsible for a wide range of activities in a start-up environment, including:
Researching and drafting comments on proposed administrative action, legal briefs, legislative language, and policy memos, with guidance from senior members of staff.
Tracking important legislative and regulatory activities and key court cases.
Building productive working relationships with outside experts and policymaking staff.
Working alongside Center staff to help build out and improve organizational processes.
The fellow will work across subject matter areas in tax. This may include work on tax legislation, regulations or other administrative decisionmaking, and controversy, and in varied subject matter areas including:individual and corporate taxation, climate tax credits, administrative law, information reporting and financial transparency, and international law.
While you will get to work with a range of subject matter experts and colleagues, you will report to a single supervisor who will act as your main point of contact for workflow and professional development.
A JD degree or LLM with coursework in taxation
Excellent research and writing skills
Excellent communication skills
A high degree of organization and attention to detail
A commitment to advancing the Center's goals
The Tax Law Center will post a recording of an informational session about the Tax Law and Policy Fellow role to our site here: https://www.law.nyu.edu/centers/tax-law-center/careers/fellows by February 14, 2024. In the meantime, please feel free to email email@example.com with any questions that you may have about the position. For equity purposes, questions and answers that are not specific to a candidate's personal information and are of general interest will also be anonymized and cross-posted to this page below.
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $95,000 to $110,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. You will be an employee of New York University, with access to an excellent, comprehensive benefits package including generous paid time off and retirement contributions.Alongside NYU benefits, the Tax Law Center offers flexible policies and support for early career lawyers, including access to professional development, time off support for desired relevant Volunteer Income Tax Assistance or Low Income Tax Clinicvolunteeering, and membership to professional and bar associations.
The Tax Law Center has physical office space at NYU School of Law in New York, but also offers hybrid or remote work arrangements from within the US.
Please do not upload a cover letter; instead, you will be asked to provide brief answers to three short questions as part of the application form. This questionnaire will be assessed in a semi anonymized process, which means that the Tax Law Center will review your responses without connecting them to your name, resume details, or other personal information at the time of assessment.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
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