Benjamin Leff

Associate Professor of Law

Office: Room 404
Phone: 202-274-4359
E-mail: vCard


Benjamin Leff teaches courses on U.S. federal tax law and the law of charitable and non-profit organizations. His scholarship focuses on the regulation of nonprofits. Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Leff was a visiting assistant professor at Harvard Law School, practiced tax law in Austin Texas, and clerked in Federal District Court. He is a graduate of Yale Law School, holds an M.A. in religious studies from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from Oberlin College.



Areas of Specialization

  • Non-Profit Law and Philanthropy
  • Taxation

Degrees & Universities

  • J.D., Yale Law School 2000
  • M.A., University of Chicago Divinity School 1997
  • B.A., Oberlin College 1990