B.A. Western Michigan University, 1992
J.D., magna cum laude, Cooley Law School, 1996
LL.M. University of Florida, 1997
Professor Sheaffer served as corporate tax counsel for Alticor Corp., in Ada, Mich., before joining the Cooley faculty. At Alticor, Professor Sheaffer had the lead role in tax planning and tax advice for Alticor's Asian affiliates. Before joining Alticor, he was a senior adviser for Ernst & Young LLP, in Grand Rapids, Mich., working on international tax issues for a broad range of clients. He also served as the only tax associate in a 50-person firm, Wishart Norris Henninger & Pittman, in Burlington, N.C.
At Cooley, Professor Sheaffer teaches Sales and Taxation in the J.D. Program. He teaches the Corporate Taxation, Income Taxation, and International tax courses in the graduate tax program.
Books and Chapters in Books
Sheaffer, Dan and Larson, Joni. FEDERAL TAX RESEARCH. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press (2007).