Julie Roin received her BA from Harvard-Radcliffe College in 1977 and her JD from Yale Law School in 1980. Following law school, Ms. Roin clerked for the Honorable Patricia M. Wald of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She then practiced general tax law for three years with the Washington, D.C., law firm of Caplin & Drysdale. Ms. Roin left the firm in 1984 to begin teaching at the University of Virginia Law School, where she was the Henry L. & Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation Professor of Law. She has also taught at Yale, Harvard, Michigan, and Northwestern law schools; she was the Jack N. Pritzker Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at Northwestern in the spring of 1998. Ms. Roin teaches federal income taxation, federal income taxation of international transactions, local government, and state and local finance. Ms. Roin's research centers in the area of federal income taxation.