Dean Melanie Leslie is pleased to announce Luís Calderón Gómez will join the Cardozo faculty as an Assistant Professor of Law starting in fall 2022. “I am so pleased that Luis Carlos Calderón Gómez will join our faculty. His expertise in tax and corporate law will be a strong addition to our program,” she said.
Calderón Gómez is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Tax Law at the NYU School of Law. He has taught Tax Policy Seminar and Taxation of Property Transactions and his current research centers on tax law, law and philosophy, and international law.
Calderón Gómez’s work has been featured (or is forthcoming) in the Yale Journal of International Law and the Tax Law Review. He is currently pursuing projects on tax exemptions and their policy justifications and on the compatibility of virtue ethics with free-market orthodoxy.
“I’m beyond excited to join a diverse community of scholars and students committed to excellence and the public good—both inside and outside the classroom,” said Calderón Gómez.
Prior to joining the NYU School of Law, Calderón Gómez was an associate in the tax department of Cravath, Swaine & Moore.
He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was the Articles Editor of the Yale Law Journal, and a B.A. from Vanderbilt University, where he graduated magna cum laude, and majored in majored in economics and philosophy (highest honors).