After graduating from law school, Mitchell Kane clerked for the Honorable Karen LeCraft Henderson of the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit. He then worked as an associate in the tax department of Covington & Burling. His current research focuses on tax and economic development, tax and climate policy, and transfer pricing. Kane joined the NYU School of Law faculty in 2008 from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he had taught since 2003. Kane received a BA from Yale University in 1993, a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1996, and an MA from the University of Virginia in 1997.