Page 5

10 Taking Charge

A former Supreme Court clerk, associate White House counsel, and award-winning Columbia Law professor, Trevor Morrison brings his signature energy and enthusiasm to his new role as dean of NYU Law.

16 With All Due Respect

34 Depth in Taxes Dean Arthur Vanderbilt’s ambition almost 70 years ago to create the very As Richard Revesz marked the end of his deanship with the unveiling of his official portrait, friends, colleagues, and students offered heartfelt tributes.

first graduate tax program has transformed NYU Law into an intellectual

20

22

28

Leading the Way

Long Division

Lipton’s Legacy

NYU Law is preparing students for the rapidly changing legal profession with specially designed study-abroad opportunities, leadership training, financial and business literacy, and other programs.

The increasing polarization in Congress between Democrats and Republicans inspired a spirited debate among a group of political advisers and experts about the nature, extent, and causes of the partisan divide, as well as potential bridges.

As a trusted adviser to four NYU presidents and six Law School deans, Martin Lipton ’55, co-founder of one of the world’s top law firms, has played a pivotal role in NYU Law’s rise from a commuter law school to a premier global institution.

center for tax lawyers and policy influencers in the nation’s top law firms and law schools, multinational corporations, and federal government.

NYU Law Magazine 2013  
NYU Law Magazine 2013  

The annual magazine from NYU School of Law.