Professor Brown received his bachelor’s degree from DePaul University and his law degree from the University of Chicago. He is also a certified public accountant. Prior to joining the Chicago-Kent faculty in 1990, he was staff assistant to the chief counsel for the Internal Revenue Service, a senior partner in the Chicago law firm of Arnstein & Lehr, and senior vice president and chief financial officer of a publicly-held corporation. Professor Brown has been a speaker and panelist on many taxation programs and is the author of various articles on taxation. In addition to being director of the Graduate Program in Taxation, he teaches courses in accounting, taxation, business organizations, corporate finance and business planning.