Professor James Repetti ’80 is a newly elected member of the American College of Tax Counsel (ACTC). The association of 700 highly regarded tax attorneys across the country is responsible for providing guidance and development in tax law.
Repetti, the William J. Kenealy, SJ, Professor of Law at Boston College Law School, has dedicated his career as a tax attorney to bettering the profession, making his impact known through his consultant role for the US Senate Budget Committee, consulting with various US senators on tax principles, and teaching the future of America’s lawyers at Boston College Law School since 1986. Repetti also co-founded the Boston College Law School Tax Policy Workshop.
Repetti has contributed important scholarly works to the tax law profession as well. In his career, he has authored and/or co-authored more than twenty books, published articles in the NYU Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, and written for many other academic and professional journals. His insights and knowledge have resulted in regular appearances as a commentator in Bloomberg, the Washington Post, Marketplace, The Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, Forbes Magazine, Wall Street Journal, and Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
He received BC Law’s first award for excellence in teaching in 1999.
According the ACTC, members have historically shown their dedication to the betterment of tax law through “active involvement in the taxation committees or sections of national, regional, state, or local bar associations,… legal writing, teaching in the field, and holding responsible national or regional office involving tax administration.”