Thomas J. Brennan

Brennan, Thomas J.

Professor of Law
Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management (Courtesy)

Phone: (312) 503-3233

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Tom Brennan's current research is focused on the use of finance and economic theory to analyze and inform tax policy.  He also uses empirical methods to investigate the effects of tax laws and the strategic behavior of taxpayers.

His ongoing other research interests include the application of finance theory to the law in areas other than tax, the empirical analysis of corporate financing decisions, and the empirical study of judicial behavior. In addition, his continuing work includes the use of mathematical methods to obtain new insights into the theory of finance.

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  • AB summa cum laude, Princeton University
  • AM in Mathematics, Harvard University
  • PhD in Mathematics, Harvard University
  • JD cum laude, Harvard University

Prior Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Law, 2011-2012, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Associate Professor of Finance, 2011-2012, Kellogg School of Management (Courtesy)
  • Assistant Professor of Law, 2008-2011, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Assistant Professor of Finance, 2010-2011, Kellogg School of Management (Courtesy)
  • Assistant Professor, 2007-2008, Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law
  • Visiting Scholar, 2005-2007, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management at the Laboratory for Financial Engineering
  • Lecturer, 2005-2007, Boston University School of Management
  • Strategist, 2003-2005, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  • Associate Attorney, 2001-2003, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP