Mirit Eyal-Cohen
Professor of Law

Areas of Expertise:
Corporate Tax
Entrepreneurship And Small Businesses
Personal Income Tax

Mirit Eyal-Cohen

Professor Eyal-Cohen is the Irving Silver and Frances Grodsky Silver Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law. She was a Senior Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley School during Fall 2018. She received Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.), Master of Laws (L.L.M., Magna cum laude) specializing in tax law, and Master of Arts (History of the Americas) degrees from Tel-Aviv University. In addition, she holds a doctorate in law (S.J.D.) from the University Of California School Of Law (Los Angeles, CA) focused on the development of small business taxation. Prior to teaching, she clerked for the Honorable Mark V. Holmes at the United States Tax  Court in Washington, DC. Professor Eyal-Cohen won honors and awards for her research and scholarship, including First Place in the California Supreme Court Historical Society Writing Competition. Her articles are published in top U.S. Law reviews such as Iowa Law Review, Boston College Law Review, Washington & Lee Law Review, Florida State Law Review, Connecticut Law Review, Hastings Law Journal, Rutgers Law Journal, California Legal History, and Pittsburgh Tax Review. These articles appeared on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) Top Ten Download List for several areas, including Regulation, Legislation (Public Law), and Entrepreneurship & Finance. The articles can be downloaded at: http://ssrn.com/author=743955. Her research explores the intersection of tax law, entrepreneurship and small business, particularly with respect to historical, political and public choice aspects of various legal preferences. Professor Eyal-Cohen teaches Corporate Tax, Personal Income Tax and Tax Policy Seminar and writes at the intersection of innovation and tax policy.