Office: Room 8106, Law School
B.A., Yale University
M.A., Yale University
J.D., Yale Law School
Susannah Camic Tahk teaches tax law and policy and supervises UW Law's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Before coming to UW Law, Tahk practiced in the tax group in the Washington, DC office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where she focused on administrative, controversy and policy matters.
A graduate of Madison's Memorial High School, Tahk received her B.A. magna cum laude in economics and ethics, politics and economics from Yale University, where she also received an M.A. in political science as a Sterling Prize Fellow. Tahk received her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was executive editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation and a student director of the Landlord-Tenant Clinic. Her articles have appeared or will appear in the Penn State Law Review, the Fordham Law Review, the Harvard Journal on Legislation, the Pittsburgh Tax Review and the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. In 2006, she was the recipient of the Clifford L. Porter Prize for the best paper on taxation by a student at Yale Law School.
Tahk is the faculty adviser to UW Law's Christian Legal Society and Women's Law Student Association. She sits on the board of Madison's Tenant Resource Center, where she also volunteers as a housing counselor. Tahk is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and in Wisconsin.
To see her work, please visit her SSRN page. To read commentary on Muppets, cheese and ducks, follow her on Twitter @susannahtahk.