Sloan Speck

Associate Professor of Law
Taxation and Tax Policy

Wolf Law Building
401 UCB
Boulder, CO  80309-0401
Office: 443
Phone: (303) 492-9856
E-mail: Sloan.Speck@Colorado.EDU

Educational Background:
LL.M. (Taxation)   New York University School of Law   2010  
J.D.   The University of Chicago Law School   2007   cum laude
M.A.   The University of Chicago   2004  
B.A.   Rice University   2001  

Sloan Speck will join the University of Colorado Law School faculty in fall 2015 as an Associate Professor. Professor Speck's research interests are in tax law and policy, with an emphasis on corporate and international tax, legal and business history, and the ways in which taxation informs and structures the relationship between state and society.

Before joining Colorado Law, Professor Speck was an Acting Assistant Professor of Tax Law at New York University School of Law. Previously, Professor Speck practiced in the Chicago office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, where he advised on tax aspects of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, joint ventures, real estate transactions, bankruptcy restructurings and workouts, and financings. While at Skadden, Professor Speck taught as an adjunct professor at the DePaul University College of Law.

Professor Speck received an LL.M. in taxation from NYU School of Law, a J.D. and M.A. (History) from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. from Rice University. During law school, Professor Speck was an articles editor for The University of Chicago Law Review and a board member of the Japan Law Society. Before law school, Professor Speck taught mathematics at Salesian High School in Richmond, California, where he also coached football.


Spring 2020 Corporate Taxation LAWS 6157-801
Fall 2019 Income Taxation LAWS 6007-801
Fall 2019 Partnership Taxation LAWS 6167-801
Spring 2019 Income Taxation LAWS 6007-801
Spring 2019 Corporate Taxation LAWS 6157-001
Spring 2018 Income Taxation LAWS 6007-001
Spring 2018 Real Estate Planning LAWS 7024-801
Spring 2017 Corporate Taxation LAWS 6157-001
Fall 2016 Income Taxation LAWS 6007-001
Fall 2016 Seminar: Tax Law, Economics and Policy LAWS 8407-001
Spring 2016 Seminar: Business Law Colloquium LAWS 8101-001
Fall 2015 Income Taxation LAWS 6007-001