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LAW 844 v02 : U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing (Tax Program)

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Fall 2020
LLM Adjunct
UserID Name Email
ged5 Duncan, Ellis
rjk53 Kelly, Ryan
LAW 844 v02: U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing (Tax Program)
U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing (Tax Program)
Th 3:30-5:30p
Special Requirement


Students who enroll in this course may not enroll in any other U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing (formerly: U.S. Legal Discourse I and II).

This section is for foreign-trained students pursuing an LL.M. in Taxation only. The course is graded honors-pass-fail and is only open to foreign educated LL.M. students (i.e., those students who do not have a U.S. J.D. degree). Enrollment is limited to a small number of students.

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Personal Information


Ellis Duncan is the Director of the Graduate Tax Program and an Adjunct Professor of Law. Ellis manages the day-to-day operations of Georgetown's Graduate Tax Program, and serves as the primary academic advisor to approximately 250 students enrolled in the Tax LL.M., Executive Tax LL.M., and Master of Studies in Law (Taxation) programs. He also oversees the graduate tax curriculum, consisting of over 65 tax courses, recruits and reviews adjunct faculty members, and evaluates applicants for admission and scholarship awards.

Prior to joining the Law Center, Ellis practiced tax law for several years at Dewey Ballantine in New York, NY and at Ropes & Gray in Washington, DC, where his practice focused on the taxation of domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, corporate and partnership restructurings, financing transactions, financial products and other derivatives.

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