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Adam Chodorow

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, ASU

Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar


Adam Chodorow’s research and teaching interests lie in tax, administrative and regulatory law. He teaches a variety of tax courses, as well as business organizations. His research focuses on religious taxation and a variety of contemporary tax issues, such as the taxability of virtual income.

Professor Chodorow is a past Chair of the Teaching Tax Committee of the ABA’s Tax Section and the AALS's Section on Jewish Law.  He is a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and a member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Tannenwald Writing Competition.  He previously served as  Faculty Editor of Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, published by the College together with the ABA’s Section of Science & Technology Law. 

Before joining the faculty in 2004, Professor Chodorow clerked for Judge Joseph H. Gale of the U.S. Tax Court. At New York University, he won the David H. Moses Memorial Prize for having the highest cumulative academic average and the Harry J. Rudick Memorial Award for distinction in the LL.M. Tax Program. Professor Chodorow was an attorney at Pacific Gas & Electric Company in San Francisco, where he worked on energy-related litigation and regulatory matters, and he also practiced commercial litigation for Shartsis, Friese & Ginsburg.



B.A., Classics, Yale College (1987)
M.A., History, University of Virginia (1990)
J.D., University of Virginia (1990)
LL.M., New York University (2003)