February 26, 2013
Law and Capital Markets @ Ohio State Tax Colloquium series welcomed David A. Weisbach, who presented his talk on “Debating Climate Change.”
David A. Weisbach, is the Walter J. Blum Professor of Law at The University of Chicago Law School, and is also a Senior Fellow at the University of Chicago Computation Institute and Argonne National Laboratories and an International Research Fellow at the Said School of Business, Oxford University. Professor Weisbach is primarily interested in issues relating to federal taxation and to climate change. He received his BS in mathematics from the University of Michigan; a Masters in Advance Study (Mathematics) from Wolfson College, Cambridge; and a JD from Harvard Law School. After graduating from law school, Professor Weisbach clerked for Judge Joel M. Flaum of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and worked as an associate in the law firm of Miller & Chevalier. He also has worked for the Department of Treasury where he worked as an attorney-advisor in the Office of the Tax Legislative Counsel and, subsequently, as associate tax legislative counsel. In 1996, He was appointed Associate Professor of Law at Georgetown Law Center and joined the Chicago faculty in 1998.