L.LM. (Tax), Georgetown University Law Center
J.D., West Virginia University
M.P.A., West Virginia University
B.S.B.A. (Accounting Concentration), Concord University
Professor Brock teaches and researches in all areas of tax law with specific emphasis on business (partnership, corporate and international) taxation. He teaches primarily in the Master of Tax Program. Prior to entering academia in January 2012, he spent over 18 years in private practice -- most recently, he was a partner and the partnership tax practice leader in the Washington National Tax Office of Grant Thornton LLP. Prior to joining Grant Thornton LLP, Professor Brock practiced in the National office of Deloitte and at Latham & Watkins and other international law firms where he represented clients in transactional tax matters including partnership, international, corporate and financial products transactions.
Professor Brock’s research focuses on business taxation and accounting education. Among the awards he has received since entering academia full time include being awarded researcher of the year twice. His research has been published in in leading international and national journals, including The Tax Adviser, Journal of Accountancy, Journal of Passthroughs, Journal of International Taxation, Tax Notes, The Journal of Legal Tax Research, Practising Law Institute, and CCH TAXES, The Tax Magazine, among others. His work been cited by other leading tax professionals and in major tax treatises.
Professor Brock has spoken at international, national and regional tax conferences, including the ABA Section of Taxation, The 67th Annual University of Chicago Federal Tax Conference, District of Columbia Bar, Strafford Publications, A.L.I. CLE, AICPA, Private Equity International, and the Atlanta Tax Forum.
Professor Brock also remains very active in both the AICPA (as former chair and associate member of the Partnership Technical Resource Panel) and the ABA (former chair of and current member of the Partnerships & LLCs Committee, and Member of the Corporate Taxation Committee).
ACC 344 Principles of Taxation
ACC 544 Federal Income Taxation
ACC 675 International Taxation and Accounting
ACC 584 Tax Research Methods
ACC 585 Federal Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships
ACC 686 Advanced Taxation of Corporations and Trusts
ACC 687 Advanced Partnership Taxation
Certified Public Accountant (West Virginia, District of Columbia, and Michigan)
Member of the Bar (West Virginia, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, and California)
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