Professor Galle arrives at the Law Center from Boston College Law School. Before that, he was on the faculty at Florida State University College of Law. His research and teaching interests include taxation, nonprofit organizations, behavioral law and economics, federalism, and public finance economics. He was a visiting professor at the Law Center in the 2008-2009 academic year and has been a visitor at George Washington University Law School and a visiting fellow at the Urban/Brookings Tax Policy Center. He practiced for three years as an attorney in the Criminal Appeals and Tax Enforcement Policy Section of the Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice. He also clerked for Judge Robert A. Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and Judge Stephen M. Orlofsky of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. A graduate of Harvard College, he received a J.D. from Columbia and an LL.M. from Georgetown.
Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals
"Warren Buffett Moves to Distance Himself From Bill Gates," coverage in The Nation, June 25, 2021, featuring Professor Brian Galle.
"Op-Ed: California should pass a small tax on big wealth," an opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times, April 22, 2021, featuring Professor Brian Galle.
"An Unexpected Unemployment Tax Break: What to Know," coverage by The Wall Street Journal, March 26, 2021, featuring Professor Brian Galle.
"If you got unemployment benefits in 2020, here's how much could be tax exempt," coverage on ABC News, March 20, 2021, featuring Professor Brian Galle.