Jonathan D. Grossberg, J.D., LL.M.
Assistant Professor of Taxation (Accounting and Taxation)
412-397-6371 phone (M)
Massey Hall

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Educational Background

  • Master of Laws, Taxation, New York University, 2009
  • Juris Doctor, Cornell Law School, 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts, History, Cornell University, 2005

Professional Background

  • Practitioner-in-Residence, Janet R. Spragens Federal Tax Clinic, American University Washington College of Law (2016-2018)
  • Tax Associate, Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP (2014-2016)
  • Tax Associate, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP (2011-2013)
  • Attorney-Adviser (Judicial Law Clerk), The Honorable Joseph H. Gale, United States Tax Court (2009-2011)
  • Legislation Fellow, Joint Committee on Taxation, United States Congress (Summer 2009)

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Business and Income Taxation
  • Tax Policy
  • Tax Research


  • Attacking Tax Shelters: Galloping Toward a Better Step Transaction Doctrine, 78 La. L. Rev. 369 (2018)

  • “Understanding the Intersection of Immigration and Taxation,” in Effectively Representing Your Client Before the IRS: A Practical Manual for the Tax Practitioner with Sample Correspondence and Forms (Published by the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, Keith Fogg, ed., 7th Ed., 2018) (revision and update).

  • The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, the Federal Arbitration Act, and the Future of Consumer Protection, 93 Cornell L. Rev. 659 (2008). Winner, Student Note Division, ACCFSL Writing Competition.