B.A., Trinity College; J.D., The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center
Professor McLeish is tax counsel for Tax Executives Institute Inc. (TEI) in Washington, D.C., where he supports the activities of TEI’s Tax Reform Task Force, Federal Tax Committee, and Canadian Income Tax Committee. In this role, he coordinates many of TEI’s advocacy activities on Capitol Hill and with the Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy and IRS Offices of Associate Chief Counsel. In Canada, he performs a similar role vis-à-vis the Department of Finance’s Tax Policy Branch and the Canada Revenue Agency. Professor McLeish joined TEI’s legal staff in July 2017 from Ernst & Young LLP, where he was a member of the firm’s National Tax Department – International Tax Services practice. Professor McLeish is admitted to practice in Maryland and before the United States Tax Court, and he is an Associate member of the J. Edgar Murdock American Inn of Court.