B.A., summa cum laude, Yale; J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard. Professor Smiley is a Professor in the Graduate Tax Program of the Law Center and Senior Counsel of the law firm of Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered. He specializes in the taxation of corporate and noncorporate business entities, intergenerational wealth planning and international transactions. He is also a Professor at the University of Lodz in Poland and at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) in the Russian Federation, and serves or has served as a Visiting Professor in graduate tax programs in Austria, Australia and Brazil. Prior to entering law practice, he served as a law clerk to Judge Arnold Raum of the United States Tax Court.
"Wanted for LL.M. Programs: Tax Nerds," coverage by LLM Guide, March 10, 2016, quoting Professor Stafford Smiley.