Julie Roin left the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was the Henry L. and Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation Professor of Law, to join the Law School faculty in 1998. She became the Seymour Logan Professor of Law at Chicago in 2002. Since her arrival at the Law School, she has taught classes in federal income taxation, tax policy, local government law, and state and local finance. Prior to entering teaching, she clerked for the Hon. Patricia Wald of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and practiced general tax law at the Washington, D.C., firm of Caplin & Drysdale. She received her BA from Harvard College in 1977, and her JD from Yale Law School in 1980.