SOURCE: Golden Gate University

Golden Gate University

April 01, 2014 11:17 ET

Golden Gate University School of Law's LLM in Taxation Ranked Among Top 10 in Nation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 1, 2014) - TaxTalent unveiled its annual ranking of Law School LLM in Taxation programs, naming Golden Gate University's School of Law among its top 10 in the nation for the second consecutive year. This year, GGU's program was ranked number 8 nationwide.

TaxTalent provides annual rankings of tax programs directly from the perspective of corporate tax hiring authorities. The annual rankings help bridge the gap between academia and the corporate tax world. The 2014 Educational Survey Series details the highest-regarded Law School LLM in Taxation, Undergraduate and Graduate Tax and Accounting programs. Full results are at: https://www.taxtalent.net/control/documents/pdf/2014_Educational_Survey_Series1.pdf.

"We're very pleased to earn this recognition," says Marshall Whitley, director of Golden Gate University School of Law's LLM in Taxation program. "It's a terrific honor, reflecting the expertise of our faculty, many of whom are practitioners. And it is a great testimony to the professional excellence of our alumni." 

GGU Law's LLM in Taxation, taught in the heart of downtown San Francisco, offers full- and part-time options, with one of the most extensive array of tax and estate planning courses in the United States. The Tax program accepts qualifying units from other accredited JD and LLM programs.

"This honor reflects the very best of what GGU Law seeks to contribute to the legal community and its clients -- lawyers who are outstanding practitioners," says GGU Law Dean Rachel Van Cleave.

About Golden Gate University School of Law (GGU Law)
GGU Law offers law programs that blend practical skills training with legal theory to prepare students to be critical thinkers, problem solvers and leaders, with the flexibility to respond to changes in the legal profession. Its mission is to produce a diverse group of graduates with the skill, judgment and moral compass to become exceptional lawyers and socially responsible members of the global community. Founded in 1901, GGU's Law School is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and American Association of Law Schools (AALS).

About Golden Gate University
Golden Gate University, a private nonprofit, helps adults achieve their professional goals by providing undergraduate and graduate education in accounting, law, taxation, business and related areas. GGU enrolls nearly 5,000 students annually and represents almost 67,000 living alumni. The university is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

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