Charlene Luke is a Professor and the Associate Dean for Tax Programs at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Professor Luke teaches income tax, partnership tax, and corporate tax in the University of Florida’s J.D. and LL.M. programs. Her research primarily focuses on the problem of tax avoidance and evasion and has appeared in the Virginia Tax Review, Tax Lawyer, Buffalo Law Review, Hofstra Law Review, Seattle University Law Review, and Connecticut Insurance Law Journal. She is joining as co-author the McDaniel, McMahon, and Simmons’s series of business entity taxation casebooks as well as Repetti and Lyons’s Partnership Income Taxation (Concepts and Insights) (6th ed. 2018). In July 2016, she became the editor-in-chief of the Florida Tax Review.
Professor Luke earned her B.A. and J.D. degree from Brigham Young University. She graduated first in her J.D. class and clerked for Judge J. Clifford Wallace of the U.S. Ninth Circuit. Following her judicial clerkship, Professor Luke was a tax associate at Dechert LLP in its Philadelphia office. She began her academic career at Florida State University.