Nancy Staudt

November 5, 2013 | 12:10 pm

Nancy Staudt

November 5, 2013, 12:10pm, Vorys Faculty Lounge

The Supercharged IPO”

Law and Capital Markets @ Ohio State Tax Colloquium series welcomes Nancy Staudt, Edward G. Lewis Chair in Law and Public Policy, and Academic Director, The Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy, USC Gould School of Law, who will present her talk on “The Supercharged IPO.”

Nancy Staudt, a nationally renowned tax and tax policy scholar, joined the USC Gould School of Law faculty in summer 2011. She is the inaugural holder of the Edward G. Lewis Chair in Law and Public Policy. Staudt also holds an appointment as a professor of law and public policy at the USC Price School of Public Policy. In August 2012, Staudt was appointed academic director of the newly established Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy.

Staudt has authored and edited books as well as over thirty articles, and is a frequent speaker on taxation topics to both legal and scholarly audiences. Staudt has published extensively on the tax and tax policymaking decisions that take place in both the legislative and judicial branches of government, including the recent The Judicial Power of the Purse: How Courts Fund National Defense in Times of Crisis (Chicago University Press 2011). She is in the process of completing a book with two colleagues on the “Judicial Business Cycle,” which examines how and why economic conditions affect judges’ votes and case outcomes, and is finishing a project on the application of judicial anti-abuse doctrines in the corporate tax shelter context. In addition to her extensive list of publications, Staudt is the recipient of numerous awards, including a $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to build a Supreme Court database for use by law and social scientists, with USC Law Prof. Lee Epstein and three others.Staudt holds a B.A. from Ohio State University, a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School and a Ph.D. in public policy from the University of Chicago. Staudt previously was the Class of 1940 Research Professor of Law at Northwestern University. Before joining Northwestern, Staudt served as professor of law at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Mo., and the University of Buffalo School of Law. She has held visiting professorships at top law schools such as Vanderbilt University and Boston University as well as been a visiting scholar at Stanford University. Prior to her academic appointments, she was a tax associate at Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco, Calif., and she clerked for the Honorable John T. Noonan on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and provided free legal services to battered women and organizations filing for tax-exempt status.