Marvin A. Chirelstein
Professor Emeritus of Law
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B.A., California (Berkeley), 1950; J.D., Chicago, 1953. Editor, University of Chicago Law Review. After practicing in Washington, D.C., and New York City, joined the Yale Law School faculty in 1965 and remained at Yale as the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law until 1981. Visiting professor at Harvard, 1976–77, and at Columbia, 1981–82. Returned to private practice in 1982. Joined the Columbia faculty in 1984. Has taught federal taxation and corporate finance and written on both subjects. Publications include Federal Income Taxation: A Law Student’s Guide (6th ed., 1991); Cases and Materials on Corporate Finance (3rd ed., 1987); and Concepts and Case Analysis in the Law of Contracts (1990).