Professor Bruce McGovern is a tenured member of the faculty and an Associate Dean at South Texas College of Law in Houston. He received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his law degree from Fordham University School of Law. After law school, he served as a judicial clerk for a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York. He then practiced law with the law firm of Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. He subsequently earned an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida College of Law, where he taught as a visiting faculty member before joining the faculty at South Texas. Professor McGovern teaches and writes in the areas of business organizations and taxation. His courses include Federal Income Tax, Corporate Tax, International Tax, and Partnership Tax. He frequently speaks on a variety of tax topics and is Immediate Past Chair of the Houston Bar Association Section of Taxation.