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Reynolds Cafferata

Reynolds Cafferata

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Telephone: (213) 740-2547
Direct Line: (213) 892-7700
Fax: (213) 892-7777
699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA Room: 304

Reynolds T. Cafferata is a partner at Rodriguez, Horii, Choi & Cafferata LLP, a firm specializing in tax-exempt organizations and Cailfornia taxes. Cafferata's practice is concentrated in the area of charitable tax, trust and corporate law. He also represents charities and fiduciaries in contested probates and judicial reformation of trusts, and provides guidance for managing charitable trusts.

Cafferata received his BA, summa cum laude, from The George Washington University and his JD, Order of the Coif, from USC Law. He is a member of the USC Tax Institute Planning Committee. He has been named a "Super Lawyer" by Los Angeles Lawyer and a "Best Lawyer in nonprofit/charities law by The Best Lawyers in America and the 2011 Lawyer of the Year, Trust and Estates, Los Angeles. He is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Council and has been involved in many other business and community organizations, including the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Altadena Historical Society.


U.S. News & World Report
August 14, 2017
Re: Andrew T. Guzman

Dean Andrew Guzman was mentioned for joining deans of other law schools in a statement to the American Bar Association asserting that the GRE serves as a valid and reliable alternative assessment to the LSAT.


Daniel Klerman
June, 2017

“Economics of Legal History.” In The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics, Vol. 3: Public Law and Legal Institutions, edited by Francesco Parisi. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Edward McCaffery
June, 2017

“Taxing Wealth Seriously.” Tax Law Review 70 (2017): 305.

Edward Kleinbard
June, 2017

“Reinventing Business Taxation: The Dual Business Enterprise Income Tax,” posted to SSRN.