Jonathan H. Choi

  • Solly Robbins Faculty Research Scholar
  • McKnight Land-Grant Professor
  • Associate Professor of Law
420 Mondale Hall


  • Dartmouth College, B.A.
  • Yale Law School, J.D.


  • Administrative Law
  • Computational Legal Studies
  • Empirical Legal Studies
  • Federal Taxation
  • Legislation
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Professor Jonathan H. Choi specializes in law and artificial intelligence (applying natural language processing to study legal issues), statutory interpretation, and tax law.

Professor Choi earned his B.A. from Dartmouth College, summa cum laude, with a triple major in Computer Science, Economics, and Philosophy and high honors for his Computer Science thesis. He received a J.D. from the Yale Law School, where he was Executive Bluebook Editor of the Yale Law Journal. Before entering the academy, he practiced tax law at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.

Professor Choi has published articles in the New York University Law ReviewStanford Law ReviewYale Journal on Regulation, and Yale Law Journal, among others. His work has been covered by a wide variety of news outlets, including ABC NewsBloombergCBS NewsCNN, the Daily MailFox NewsNBC Nightly News, the New YorkerReuters, the Star Tribune, and the Washington Post.

Basic Federal Income Tax

Corporate Tax

Legislation and Regulation - 1L

Legislation and Regulation

A.I. & the Future of Lawyering

Journal Articles

Beyond Purposivism in Tax Law, 107 Iowa Law Review 1439 (2022)
Legal Analysis, Policy Analysis, and the Price of Deference: An Empirical Study of Mayo and Chevron, 38 Yale Journal on Regulation 818 (2021)
An Empirical Study of Statutory Interpretation in Tax Law, 95 New York University Law Review 363 (2020)
The Substantive Canons of Tax Law, 72 Stanford Law Review 195 (2020) 
In Defense of the Billable Hour: A Monitoring Theory of Law Firm Fees, 70 South Carolina Law Review 297 (2018)
Tax Commitment Devices, 15 Journal of Business & Securities Law 1 (2014)
Early Release in International Criminal Law, 123 Yale Law Journal 1784 (2014) (note)