Leslie M. Book
Professor of Law and Director, Graduate Tax Program
B.A. Franklin & Marshall College (magna cum laude)
J.D. Stanford University
LL.M. New York University
Leslie Book joined the faculty in 2000 as the Director of the Federal Tax Clinic. Book is a national authority on tax procedure, collection due process and issues affecting the low income taxpayer community. He has written extensively on the relationship of IRS agency actions and broader principles of administrative law, the tax gap, and the intersection of tax and poverty law. He is a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and the 2007 recipient of the ABA Tax Section Spragens Pro Bono Award.
James Edward Maule
Professor of Law
B.S. University of Pennsylvania (cum laude)
J.D. Villanova University (magna cum laude)
LL.M. George Washington University (highest honors)
Professor Maule joined the faculty in 1983 and is known for his interesting and dynamic teaching method. His widely read blog, “Mauled Again” was recently named the top law professor blog. Maule is a respected and highly visible voice in countless areas of tax law and legislative policy.
T. Keith Fogg
Associate Professor of Law and Director, Federal Tax Clinic
B.A. College of William and Mary
J.D. University of Richmond
LL.M. College of William and Mary
Professor Fogg joined the faculty in 2007 after a 30-year career with the Office of Chief Counsel, IRS where he has served both in the national office and field offices. Prior to coming to Villanova, he was Senior Counsel in the Richmond Office, where he handled sensitive collection and bankruptcy matters. He also served as an advisor when Congress passed the last major procedural tax reform legislation. He has also taught as an adjunct professor at Georgetown, Richmond, and William and Mary, and was a visiting professor at the University of Arizona School of Law. In 2007 he received the Attorney of the Year award from the Office of Chief Counsel. Professor Fogg is a member of the J. Edgar Murdock Inn of Court.
Joy Sabino Mullane
Associate Professor of Law
B.S., J.D. (with honors), and LL.M University of Florida
Professor Mullane joined the faculty in 2006 as an Assistant Professor of Law, following a visitorship as an Assistant Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Prior to teaching, Joy was in private practice at Paul Hastings Janosky & Walker in Atlanta and Davis & Harman in Washington, D.C., specializing in employee benefits and financial products tax. She also clerked for the Honorable Susan Black on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Professor Mullane has become an important voice in the current debate about the tax treatment of executive compensation and is an energetic and gifted teacher.
Reuschlein Clinical Teaching Fellow
Linda Love Vines
Visiting Reuschlein Clinical Teaching Fellow and Assistant Director, Graduate Tax Program
B.S., J.D., LL.M. Villanova University
Professor Vines joined the tax clinical faculty in January 2003 as a Reuchlein Clinical Teaching Fellow. Prior to teaching, Linda was a senior attorney in the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service. As an IRS attorney, Linda managed a large inventory of docketed and non-docketed cases and litigated numerous civil fraud and other civil income tax cases before the United States Tax Court.
Distinguished Professor of Practice
J. Richard Harvey
Bucknell University (magna cum laude)
University of York in the United Kingdom (master’s degree in international economics and finance)
Since August 1, 2010, Dick Harvey has been the Distinguished Professor of Practice at the Villanova University School of Law School and Graduate Tax Program. He also has over 33 years of multifaceted tax experience including: (i) Senior Government Official in the US Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service during the Reagan, Bush II, and Obama administrations; (ii) Managing Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (retired); and (iii) professor at both Bucknell University and The College of New Jersey.
Immediately prior to joining the Villanova faculty, Professor Harvey was the Senior Advisor to IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman advising on tax administration and policy issues. He was a liaison with the US Treasury Department Office of Tax Policy, Congressional staff, and the Department of Justice, and also coordinated efforts among various IRS groups including the Chief Counsel’s Office and LB&I (formerly LMSB). He was significantly involved in a wide range of issues including highly publicized IRS efforts to (i) address off-shore tax evasion, and (ii) increase transparency by business taxpayers.
In his role at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Professor Harvey was the US Banking and Capital Markets Tax Leader and provided CEOs, CFOs, and Tax Directors of the largest multi-national financial institutions with guidance and counsel regarding the leading tax and accounting issues. He is a nationally recognized expert in the financial accounting for income taxes (e.g., FAS 109, FIN 48, and IFRS). In addition, Professor Harvey provided extensive tax consulting advice to companies around the world on various technical tax issues.
From 1986 to 1988 Professor Harvey was the Senior Accountant in the U.S. Treasury Department, Office of Tax Policy, and participated extensively in the negotiation and implementation of the 1986 Tax Reform Act. Professor Harvey is a frequent speaker, including major speeches to the Canadian Tax Foundation, Multistate Tax Commission, American Bar Association, Tax Executive Institute, Wall Street Tax Association, and Institute for International Bankers.
B.S.C. University of Iowa
J.D. Harvard University
Professor Mulroney served as the Director of the Villanova Graduate Tax Program and Professor of Law, teaching in both the JD and Graduate Tax Programs from 1988 to 2007. He remains active on a consulting basis to these programs and continues to teach in the Graduate Tax Program. Prior to joining the Villanova faculty in 1988, Professor Mulroney clerked for the U.S. Tax Court, was an appellate attorney in the Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice, and spent 25 years as a partner in a Washington D.C. tax specialty firm.
Villanova School of Business
Shelly C. Rhoades- Catanach
Associate Professor of Accountancy
B.S. University of Nebraska
Ph.D. University of Texas
Burke T. Ward
Professor of Business Law
A.B. Villanova University
J.D. Seton Hall University
LL.M. New York University