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Natasha N. Varyani

Associate Professor of Law


JD, Suffolk University Law School
MBA, Suffolk University Sawyer School of Management
BA, Smith College

Professional Background

Professor Varyani teaches in the areas of Property Law, Contracts, Tax, and Critical Theory. She rejoined the full-time faculty of New England Law after establishing the Academic Enrichment Program at Boston University School of Law, where she also taught in the areas of Property and Contracts.

Professor Varyani comes to academia after approximately a decade of private practice, where she worked on complex tax planning and litigation. She is committed to helping ensure her students are practice-ready upon graduation. She has demonstrated a strong commitment to the effort of diversity in the legal profession and has served in leadership roles in affinity bar associations at both local and national levels, as well as working closely with the Boston Bar Association in their efforts on the Committee for Diversity & Inclusion. She currently serves as co-director of the law school's Charles Hamilton Houston Enrichment Program

Selected Publications

2021’s Property Taxes by State, (2021)

Coronavirus causing cancellations but will event venues be offering refunds?, (2020)

If you're planning on asking a Black friend or colleague how to help with BLM movement, don't!, SmartLawyer (2020)

Viewpoint: Taxing short-term rentals may spoil the season, Boston Business Journal (2019)

Being Present: What a Sales Tax Case Demonstrates About Federalism, the Dormant Commerce Clause and the Direction of Supreme Court Jurisprudence, Boston University Public Interest Law Journal 35 (2018)

Some of the stuff you buy online is about to get more expensive, (2018)

States Unbound: Examining the Authority of the Multistate Tax Compact in a Modern, Multijurisdictional Economy, Wayne State Law Review Journal of Business (2017)

A Contract Among States: Capturing Income of the World’s Multi-Jurisdictional Taxpayers, 1 University of Bologna Law Review (2017)

Taxing Electronic Commerce: The Efforts of Sales and Use Tax to Evolve with Technology, 39 Oklahoma City University Law Review (2014) lead article

Understanding Discovery: The Supreme Judicial Court Clarifies the Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Doctrine as Related to Tax Memoranda, 11 Mass Bar Association Section Review (2009)

Combined Reporting in Massachusetts: A Primer on the Controversy, 10 Mass Bar Association Section Review (2008)

Defining Manufacturing Activity in Massachusetts: Recent decisions Clarify the Availability of Sales and Use Tax Exemptions for Entitles Engaged in Manufacturing, 10 Mass Bar Association Section Review (2008)