UF Law welcomes Grayson M.P. McCouch and Karen C. Burke as visiting professors

Published: January 30th, 2012

Category: News Briefs

Grayson M.P. McCouch is a visiting professor from the University of San Diego School of Law, where he joined the faculty in 2001 after teaching at the University of Miami School of Law. At UF Law, he is teaching Estates and Trusts and an Estate Planning seminar. Before entering law teaching, he clerked for Judge Hugh H. Bownes on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit and practiced law with firms in Boston and Minneapolis. He was also a research fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, and at the Max Planck Institute in Munich, Germany. McCouch teaches and writes primarily in the areas of wills, trusts, and taxation. He is a co-author (with Boris Bittker and Eli Clark) of a leading casebook on federal estate and gift taxation. McCouch is a member of the American Law Institute.

Karen C. Burke is a Warren Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of San Diego School of Law. This semester she is teaching Corporate Tax II and Federal Tax Research in the Graduate Tax Program. Before joining the USD faculty, she was the Dorsey & Whitney Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota. She received her JD from Stanford Law School and her LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University School of Law. She clerked for Judge Robert E. Keeton on the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and practiced law with Sullivan & Worcester in Boston. Burke teaches and writes primarily in the area of federal income taxation.