Eric M. Zolt is the Michael H. Schill Distinguished Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law. He specializes in individual, corporate, and international tax law. Working with the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, US AID and the US Treasury Department, Eric has served as a consultant on tax policy matters in over 30 countries. Before coming to UCLA, he was a partner in the Chicago law firm of Kirkland & Ellis. Eric served in the US Department of Treasury, first as Deputy Tax Legislative Counsel and then as founder and director of Treasury’s Tax Advisory Program in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union. Eric also served as the Director of the International Tax Program at Harvard Law School. He is a co-founder of the African Tax Institute, a training and research institute for government tax officials in Africa.