Professor Heather Field graduated from University of California, Los Angeles, BS Biochemistry (1997) and Harvard Law School, JD (2000). She joined the UC Hastings faculty in 2006, following six years of practice as a tax lawyer at Latham & Watkins LLP in Los Angeles. Her practice focused on the federal taxation of corporations and partnerships and involved advising clients on the tax aspects of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings, joint ventures, securities offerings, financial products, and structured finance transactions. Professor Field teaches courses in taxation, and her research interests include tax elections, the role of choice in the tax law, and the effect of tax law on businesses and on business transactions.
Courses Taught: Federal Income Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships, Advanced Issues in Corporate & Partnership Taxation, Federal Income Taxation (For First-Year Students), Tax Policy Seminar, Tax Concentration Seminar, and Financial Basics for Lawyers
My favorite part about teaching you is... seeing you enthusiastically engage with course material that you thought would be dull.