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About Anne-Marie E. Rhodes

Anne-Marie Rhodes is Loyola's John J. Waldron 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), has served as a Regent, on the Board of Trustees of the ACTEC Foundation, and as co-chair of its Legal Education Committee for three years. 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 Quinlan School of Business, and as a Faculty Mentor to the University's Center for Faculty Development. Her law school service has included the Faculty Appointments Committee; Curriculum Committee; International Programs Committee; Public Interest Law Society; Arts & Law Society; Self-Study Committee; Space Committee; and Tenure and Promotion Committee, several of which she chaired. She is Of Counsel to the Chicago office of Reed Smith, L.L.P.
Professor Rhodes will be the Verner F. Chaffin Visiting Professor at the University of Georgia School of Law for spring 2018, was Visiting Professor at the University of Tennessee School of Law spring of 2008 and was a Visiting International Faculty Member at Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Santiago, Chile in its tax-certificate program for a number of years. She has been invited to present to academic symposia and private organizations locally, nationally, and internationally, including the Chicago Estate Planning Council, Duke University Estate Planning Conference, 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, Conference on Artists’ Archives and Estates (Università Milano Bicocca), Art and Law/ 57th Biennale Arte 2017, ACTEC symposium at UCLA on Succession Law in the 21st Century, and AALS. She has provided commentary in Washington, D.C. to the IRS.
The topics of her publications include issues in estate tax, estate planning, trusts and estates, and art law. She has two published casebooks: Art Law &Transactions (Carolina Academic Press 2011), and Fundamentals of Federal Estate, Gift, and Generation-Skipping Taxes (West Academic 2017).


Present Professor, Loyola University Chicago, School of Law

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