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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 Natasha Varyani is director of the New England Law's First Generation Students Program.

Professor Varyani 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. She 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.

Professor Varyani 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. 

Scholarly Work

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)

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)