Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Master of Laws in Tax Law


820 N. Michigan Ave

Lewis Towers Suite 1200

Chicago, IL 60611

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Laws in Tax Law

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Tax law is complicated and getting more so. Working in this area requires a thorough understanding of all legal nuances. The LLM in Tax Law degree program offers valuable training for practicing attorneys looking to stay on top of the latest in tax law, corporate law or general business law. You'll be ready to offer the tax planning and compliance advice your individual corporate clients need, enhancing your skill set and areas of practice.

Upon graduation with an LLM in Tax Law from Loyola, you will possess the following knowledge, skills, and professional values:

You will demonstrate a broad understanding of tax law concepts, and will have a deep comprehension of key areas of tax law.


You will be able to:

  • Apply the relevant statutory rules in a variety of situations;
  • Describe and analyze tax issues, the role of case law in the development of tax law and the impact of administrative pronouncements on tax law.
  • Analyze tax issues; and
  • Describe and act in the role of a tax planner.

Professional Values
You will be able to identify the ethical issues posed by the practice of tax law and to integrate your advice to clients with your ethical duties as a tax attorney


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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