Alex Raskolnikov is the Wilbur H. Friedman Professor of Tax Law and co-chair of the Charles E. Gerber Transactional Studies Center at Columbia Law School. His current areas of teaching and research are federal income taxation, taxation of financial instruments, tax policy, tax administration, economic analysis of deterrence, risk, and uncertainty.
Raskolnikov is a member of the American Bar Association, American Law and Economics Association, National Tax Association, the Tax Forum, and the Tax Club.
He worked at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York from 1998 to 2004.
Raskolnikov was the 2010 recipient of the Law School’s Willis L.M. Reese Award for Excellence in Teaching.