Victor Fleischer

Professor of Law


Partnership Tax, Federal Taxation, Tax, Private Equity Law, Tax Policy, Corporate Finance, Business and Corporate Law, Corporate Tax, Financial Market Regulation


Prof. Fleischer joined UCI Law in July 2018 as professor of law. Previously, he served as professor of tax law and director of tax programs at the University of San Diego School of Law.

Prof. Fleischer teaches and writes in the areas of corporate tax, international tax, partnership tax, tax policy, and alternative investments. He served as the Democratic Chief Tax Counsel for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee from 2016-17. Prior to joining the USD School of Law faculty in 2013, Prof. Fleischer held tenured or visiting professorships at University of Colorado Law School, University of Illinois College of Law, UCLA School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and NYU School of Law. Before his accomplished career in academia, he practiced law at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and clerked in both the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and Ninth Circuit.

Prof. Fleischer was the seventh most-cited tax law professor among U.S. law schools from 2009 to 2013 per Brian Leiter’s Scholarly Impact Study. His recent publications have appeared in the Vanderbilt Law Review, UCLA Law Review, Texas Law Review and NYU Law Review, among others.

He received a B.A. from Columbia College and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.

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