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Andy Grewal

Associate Professor of Law

Andy Grewal joined the Iowa faculty in 2011. Prior to joining Iowa, he was the inaugural visiting assistant professor at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

Professor Grewal’s scholarly interests relate to the intersections between tax, administrative law, and statutory interpretation.  His scholarship on tax administration has formed the basis for taxpayer challenges to the Treasury's regulatory authority, including in cases pending before the D.C Circuit and in a federal district court.  The United States Supreme Court recently cited Professor Grewal in a case involving a complex tax shelter.

Before joining the academy, Professor Grewal practiced in the Washington, D.C. office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where he worked on a variety of matters related to international tax planning, tax policy, and mergers & acquisitions. He received his J.D. from the University of Michigan, where he was a Contributing Editor on the Michigan Law Review and was awarded the Richard Katcher Senior Tax Prize.After law school, he received a full merit scholarship to attend Georgetown University as a Graduate Tax Fellow, and was awarded an LL.M. in taxation with honors.

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Professor Grewal's teaching and research interests relate to federal income taxation


He writes, in particular, on issues relating to the intersection between tax law, administrative law, statutory interpretation theory, and tax shelters. His amicus brief based on his scholarly work in the tax shelter area was cited by the Supreme Court in United States v. Woods, -- U.S. –- (2013).


BA, Williams College, 2002

JD, University of Michigan Law School, 2005

LLM, Georgetown University Law Center, 2006