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Professor of Law, Michael and Dianne Swygert Research Fellow

David.Herzig@valpo.edu
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Professor Herzig has a strong interest in the tax system’s role in perpetuating and exacerbating inequality.  His current teaching and research explores the forces that lead to changes in taxation. Prior to entering the academic world, Professor Herzig spent several years practicing in the field of tax and trusts and estates. He worked as an attorney for Greenberg Traurig, P.A. in Miami and at Greenebaum Doll & McDonald, PLLC, in Louisville. He has worked with a Forbes 400 family on various international tax, corporate, and trusts and estates matters. Professor Herzig is a national authority on tax law and policy. His publications have appeared in law journals and practitioner based peer-reviewed journals on legal issues ranging from the hidden costs of a modern income tax to the unintended consequences of income tax provisions on private equity, hedge funds and other alternative investment vehicles.  Professor Herzig has been actively engaged as a scholar at the intersection of tax law and constitutional issues.