University of Pittsburgh

Michael T. Yu

Visiting Associate Professor of Law

Michael Yu currently serves as an Associate Professor of Law (with tenure) at California Western School of Law.  Before teaching, he worked in private practice as a trusts and estates and tax lawyer in San Francisco and in Los Angeles.  Before working in private practice, he served as a law clerk to The Honorable Thomas B. Wells, Judge, United States Tax Court, and, during law school, he served as an extern law clerk to The Honorable Theodore H. Katz, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York.  His teaching and research interests are in trusts and estates and tax law.

Education

  • LL.M. New York University [taxation]
  • J.D. Columbia University
  • A.B. Harvard College [cum laude government]
  • Selected Publications

    • "A Proposed Allocation of Distributable Net Income to the Separate Shares of a Trust or Estate," 3 Pittsburgh Tax Review 121 (2006)
    • "Deductions in a Proposed Calculation and Allocation of Distributable Net Income to the Separate Shares of a Trust or Estate," 5 Pittsburgh Tax Review 123 (2008)

    SSRN Author Page

    Revised 08/02/2011 | Copyright 2011 | Site by UMC