Amanda Parsons

Academic Fellow and Lecturer in Law

Amanda Parsons

Academic Fellow and Lecturer in Law

Practiced for 4 years in the tax department of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP in the firm’s New York City office.  Participated in general tax planning and strategy for large, multinational corporations, advised on the tax components of variety of complex transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, spin-offs, initial public offerings and capital markets transactions, and advised private clients on individual tax matters in both the domestic and international context.

Areas of Expertise

Tax Law


Yale Law School, JD, 2015 
University of Oxford, Master of Philosophy in Evidence-Based Social Intervention, 2012
Columbia College, Columbia University, BA in History, 2010


Destination-Based Income Taxation: Neither Principled Nor Practical?, 71 Tax Law Rev. 515 (2018) (with Paul Oosterhuis). 
Slam the Door: Why Congress Should End the Backdoor Roth IRA, Yale Law & Pol’y Rev. Inter Alia (2017). 
Home Visits for Prevention of Impairment and Death in Older Adults: Systematic Review (The Campbell Collaboration 2014) (with S. Grant et al.)

LL.M. Legal Research and Writing