Professor Michelle L. Drumbl joined Washington and Lee in 2003. Professor Drumbl is
the Director of the School of Law's Tax Clinic. Clinic students represent low-income
taxpayers in resolving their controversies with the Internal Revenue Service, provide
outreach to individuals who speak English as a second language on their rights and
responsibilities as U.S. taxpayers, and engage in tax and administrative policy advocacy.
Professor Drumbl’s scholarship focuses on the interplay between domestic relations and
While at the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, Professor Drumbl's work focused on the
legal interpretation of bilateral income tax treaties and other cross-border taxation
issues for the United States government. Her prior private practice experience includes
tax controversy work and tax planning.
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