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About Anne-Marie E. Rhodes

Anne-Marie Rhodes is a Professor of Law and currently teaches courses in estate-and-gift tax, income tax, estate planning, trusts and estates, art law, and comparative law. She joined the faculty after graduation from Harvard Law School and work with Schiff, Hardin & Waite, in both its Chicago and Washington offices. She established with Professor Thomas Haney the Law School's international programs in Rome and Santiago. She was elected an Academic Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and served as co-chair of its Legal Education Committee for three years. In 2009, she was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the ACTEC Foundation. Her University work has included service on the Advisory Board of the Martin D'Arcy Gallery, on the Executive Team of the Loyola Family Business Center at the Graduate School of Business, and as a Faculty Mentor to the University's Center for Faculty Development. She is also Of Counsel to the Chicago office of Reed Smith, L.L.P.
Professor Rhodes taught as a Visiting Professor at the University of Tennessee School of Law during the spring of 2008 and since 2005 as a Visiting International Faculty Member at Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Santiago, Chile in its tax-certificate program. She has been invited to present to academic symposia and private organizations locally, nationally, and internationally, which include the Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning Institute, the College Arts Association, Harvard Law School, Second Symposium on Legal Aspects of International Art Trade in Geneva, Switzerland, ACTEC symposium at UCLA on Succession Law in the 21st Century, AALS, and ABA-ALI. She has provided commentary in Washington, D.C. to the IRS. Professor Rhodes currently chairs the October 2009 ACTEC Foundation symposium at Chicago-Kent School of Law on The Law of Philanthropy in the 21st Century.
The topics of her publications include issues in estate tax, estate planning and its practice, misconduct of heirs, parental inheritance rights, taxation of art, fiduciary duties, valuation of assets, the common-law antecedents of inheritance, employer bequests, payment of estate taxes with art, and women's issues. Currently, she is writing a casebook on the transactional aspects of art law, Art Law: Cases and Materials, which is to be published by Carolina Academic Press.
B.A., Albertus Magnus College
J.D., Harvard
Courses Taught:

Art Law and the Collector
Comparative Law Seminar: Legal Systems in the Americas
Estates and Gift Tax
Estate Planning
Federal Income Tax


Present Professor, Loyola University Chicago, School of Law

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Contact Information

Loyola University Chicago
School of Law
25 E. Pearson Street
Room 1428
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 915-7135
Fax: (312) 915-7201