Before coming to Capital in 1990, Professor Grauer taught at the University of Cincinnati College of Law (1984-1990) and at the Southern Illinois University School of Law (1980-1984). Prior to entering teaching, he practiced law for four years in both Washington, D.C., and Pittsburgh. Professor Grauer teaches Federal Personal Income Tax, Estate and Gift Tax, Estates and Trusts, and Decedents' Estates. He was formerly the Acting Director of Capital's Graduate Tax Program (1995-1996), Interim Associate Dean of the Law School (2003-2004) and Academic Director of the Graduate Law Programs (2009-2011). His publications in tax and sports law have earned him a national reputation in both fields. Professor Grauer is a member of the ABA Section of Taxation and serves on its Teaching Taxation and Estate and Gift Tax Committees. Professor Grauer also has served as a member of the Government Relations Committee of the Association of American Law Schools.