Assistant Professor of LawPhone: (410) 706-4232
AB, summa cum laude, 2000, Princeton University
JD, 2008, Yale Law School
Andrew Blair-Stanek joins the UM Carey Law Faculty from the Washington, DC office of McDermott, Will & Emery, LLP, where his practice covered a variety of tax matters, including cross-border mergers, international tax planning, bankruptcy taxation, and real estate investment trust formation. His primary research interest is applying scholarship and doctrines from non-tax areas of law to improve and better understand tax law.
Prior to joining the law firm, Professor Blair-Stanek clerked in Baltimore for the Hon. Paul V. Niemeyer, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Before attending law school, he worked as a software design engineer for Microsoft Corporation.
Professor Blair-Stanek received his undergraduate degree in mathematics, summa cum laude, from Princeton University, and his JD from Yale Law School, where he was a Senior Editor of the Yale Law Journal. He is a member of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation and the inventor of U.S. Patents 7,617,204 and 7,580,951. He will teach courses related to income taxation, taxation of business enterprises, and taxation of intellectual property.
Tax in the Cathedral: Property Rules, Liability Rules, and Tax, Virginia Law Review (forthcoming). [Full Text SSRN]
Twombly is the Logical Extension of the Mathews v. Eldridge Test to Discovery, 62 Florida Law Review 1 (2010). [Full Text SSRN]
Increased Market Power as a New Secondary Consideration in Patent Law, 58 American University Law Review 707 (2009). [Full Text SSRN]
Note, Profits as Commercial Success, 117 Yale Law Journal 642 (2008). [Full Text SSRN]
Note, Using Insurance Law and Policy to Interpret the Tax Code’s Loss and Medical Expense Provisions, 26 Yale Law & Policy Review 309 (2007). [Full Text SSRN]