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Joseph F. Rice School of Law


Clinton G. Wallace

Title: Associate Professor of Law
Joseph F. Rice School of Law
Phone: 803-777-6594
Office: 1525 Senate Street
Room 233
Columbia, SC 29208
Resources: CV [pdf]
Clinton G. Wallace


Clint Wallace teaches tax law and tax policy.  He has written on various tax policy topics, including tax administration and the design of tax expenditures. He is a co-author of the Third Edition of The Individual Tax Base, a leading income tax casebook published by West Academic. In 2019, he was selected by students at University of South Carolina School of Law as Best Classroom Professor.

Before joining the faculty in 2017, he taught tax procedure, corporate tax, and tax policy at New York University School of Law as an Acting Assistant Professor of Tax Law, and he worked as an associate at the law firm Caplin & Drysdale. In practice, he provided advice on various aspects of federal income taxation to individuals, businesses and exempt organizations, with a particular focus on U.S. international tax issues. Previously he served as speechwriter to a U.S. Senator and to the governor of the State of Michigan, and worked on various federal and state political campaigns. He received a LLM in taxation and a JD from New York University School of Law, and an AB from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs.


  • Income Tax (LAWS 633)
  • Corporate Tax (LAWS 636)
  • Tax Regulation Practicum
  • Taxation of Property Transactions
  • Tax Policy (and Democracy) Seminar


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