B.A. Business Administration, University of Washington, 1991
JD, magna cum laude, Seattle University School of Law, 1998
LL.M. Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2000
Danshera Cords teaches and writes in the area of tax law. Professor Cords is a Professor of Law at Albany Law School.
She teaches primarily in the areas of partnership tax, corporate tax, and individual tax. She also teaches tax policy. Other areas in which she has taught include business organizations and Chinese Law.
Professor Cords' writing has been primarily in the areas of taxpayer rights and tax procedure. She speaks regularly in these areas around the country.
Beginning in the fall of 2013 she received an appointment as Distinguished Foreign Professor at the Shanghai University of International Business and Economics in China, a program sponsored by Shanghai Education Committee. Before joining the Albany Law School faculty, she was a Professor of Law at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio. At Capital, she served as the Academic Director of the Graduate Tax and Business program from 2005-2008. From 2000-2002, Professor Cords was an attorney-advisor to the Hon. Maurice B. Foley of the U.S. Tax Court in Washington, D.C.