Alice G. Abreu

Honorable Nelson A. Diaz Professor of Law
Director, Center for Tax Law and Public Policy

Alice G. Abreu is the Honorable Nelson A. Diaz Professor of Law and the Director of the Center for Tax Law and Public Policy. She specializes in federal income tax law, with a special emphasis in the formulation of tax policy. Before joining Temple Law School, she clerked for Judge Edward N. Cahn in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and practiced tax law with Dechert LLP in Philadelphia.

Professor Abreu is nationally known for her ability to make students understand and care about the tax system. She is a recipient of the 2017 Great Teacher Award from Temple University, the 2013 Murray F. Shusterman Award for excellence in teaching from the Temple Law Alumni Association, and the 2007 University Lindback award for distinguished teaching. She has been a visiting professor at a number of institutions, including the Harvard Law School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and has taught Corporate Tax at the Yale Law School. She has been quoted in the tax column of the Wall Street Journal, has served as Secretary and Vice Chair, Publications, of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association, and is a frequent speaker at national and regional tax conferences.


J.D., Cornell Law School
B.A., Cornell University

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