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Professor Kristin E. Hickman is a Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School, where she also held the Julius E. Davis Chair in Law in 2010-11. Professor Hickman has published several articles in the Columbia Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, Virginia Tax Review, and other publications regarding administrative law concepts and their application in the context of tax administration. She has also co-authored a textbook on federal administrative law with Richard J. Pierce, Jr. Professor Hickman's work on Chevron's Domain (with Thomas W. Merrill) was cited by the United States Supreme Court in United States v. Mead Corp. (2001), and several of Professor Hickman's other articles have been cited in lower court judicial opinions and in court briefs. Professor Hickman received her B.S. degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting and a secondary major in history from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. After practicing for several years as a certified public accountant, Professor Hickman earned her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law. Following law school, Professor Hickman clerked for The Honorable David B. Sentelle of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; practiced law as an associate with the Chicago office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, concentrating on corporate and international tax transactions and matters; and served as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law during the 2003-04 academic year.
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