Associate Professor of Law and Professor Charles Davenport Scholar
Fadi Shaheen
Rutgers Law School
S.I. Newhouse Center for Law and Justice
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Fadi Shaheen specializes in U.S. and international taxation and has written several articles on international taxation issues. He worked for the tax group of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in New York and as a visiting attorney at Caplin & Drysdale in Washington D.C.

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Professor Shaheen's scholarship and teaching interests focus on U.S. and international taxation. 

Professor Shaheen holds an LL.B. cum laude from the University of Haifa Law School and an LL.M. and an S.J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was an IASP Fulbright Scholar and a Michigan Grotius Fellow. Before joining the faculty, Professor Shaheen served as an associate at the tax group of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in New York. Previously, he had served as a visiting attorney at Caplin & Drysdale in Washington D.C., and as a law clerk and a practicing lawyer in Haifa. His native language is Arabic, and he is fluent in Hebrew.

Professor Shaheen's SSRN page


[Preventing Double Taxation Without Creating Opportunities for Nontaxation][Concepts of Treaty Interpretation] (in progress)

The BEAT and the Treaties (with H. David Rosenbloom), 92 Tax Notes Int'l 53 (Oct. 2018)

Income Tax Treaty Aspects of Nonincome Taxes: The Importance of Residence, 71 Tax L. Rev. 583 (2018) (symposium)

Tax Treaty Aspects of the McDonald’s State Aid Investigation, 86 Tax Notes Int'l 331 (April 2017)

How Reform-Friendly Are U.S. Tax Treaties?, 41 Brook. J. Int’l L. 1243 (2016) (symposium)

Understanding Lockout, 69 Tax L. Rev. 231 (2016)

On Fixing U.S. International Taxation, 9 Jerusalem Rev. of Leg. Stud. 125 (2014) (symposium)

The GAAP Lock-Out Effect and the Investment Behavior of Multinational Firms, 67 Tax L. Rev. 211 (2014)

International Tax Neutrality: Revisited, 64 Tax L. Rev. 131 (2011)

International Tax Neutrality: Reconsiderations, 27 Va. Tax Rev. 203 (2007)

  • Taxation
  • Taxation ( Federal)
  • Taxation (International)
  • Taxation of Business Entities