Vice Dean, Academics
Professor of Law
B.A., Grinnell College
J.D., University of Minnesota Law School
Areas of expertise: Taxation, Individual; Taxation, Entity; Taxation, Policy; Taxation, State & Local.
Recent courses taught: Contracts, Individual Income Taxation, Taxation of Business Entities, State and Local Taxation, Tax Policy (seminar), Torts.
Professor Morgan Holcomb teaches Individual Income Tax, Tax Policy, State and Local Taxation, and Taxation of Business Entities. She served as the faculty advisor to the Hamline Law Review, as well as Hamline’s award winning Tax Challenge team. Holcomb’s academic research focuses on gender and taxation, and state and local tax issues. She is a contributing editor to Bench & Bar of Minnesota and has published in numerous law reviews, as well as State Tax Notes. Holcomb serves on the Board of Minnesota CLE; previous board service includes the Minnesota Lavender Bar Association, the Minnesota Law Review Alumni Advisory Board, and the PTA for Seward Montessori (a Minneapolis Public School). She began her teaching career as a visiting assistant professor at the University of Minnesota Law School. Prior to entering academia, Holcomb worked as an associate at the Minneapolis law firm of Maslon, Edelman, Borman & Brand.
Holcomb clerked for the Hon. John R. Tunheim on the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. She received her J.D. magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she was the lead note and comment editor for the Minnesota Law Review and the recipient of the Hon. Edward J. Devitt Award for Excellence in the Study of Federal Law and Practice. Professor Holcomb earned her B.A. in English from Grinnell College, where she graduated with honors.