Keith Medleau

  • Affiliate Professor of Law



Recent Courses

LAW T 518 Taxation Of S Corporations

Keith Medleau teaches Taxation of S Corporations. He has been an Affiliate Professor with UW Law since 1997, receiving the Meade Emory Excellence in Teaching Award in 2004. After receiving his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University, he served as an Attorney-Advisor to the Honorable Samuel B. Sterrett, Chief Judge of the United States Tax Court. Admitted to practice in Washington, he formerly was Senior Counsel in the Seattle Office of Chief Counsel (IRS) Large Business & International (LB&I) Division. He handled primarily corporate, financial instruments/products, partnership and insurance tax matters. The matters ranged from assisting in the development of cases at the examination/audit level to litigating before the Tax Court, and he received a LB&I National Litigation Award in 2014 and Career Achievement Award in 2018. From 1988 to 1994, he was an attorney in the Office of Assistant Chief Counsel (Corporate) in Washington, D.C., where he was involved in the issuance of published and private guidance in several areas including tax-free reorganizations, taxable acquisitions, consolidated return matters, net operating loss limitations and discharge of indebtedness. Prior to working for the Office of Chief Counsel, he was associated with the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Washington, D.C., where he worked on a wide range of tax controversy and tax planning matters.