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Faculty - Cayman Islands Fall Intersession Program

Andrew Appleby
Associate Professor of Law
Stetson University College of Law
Gulfport. Florida

Professor Andrew Appleby focuses his teaching and scholarship on tax and business law. He has particular expertise in state and local taxation, taxation of the digital economy, sports taxation, and applied tax policy.  Professor Appleby has published in many prominent law journals, most recently the Harvard Journal on LegislationArizona State Law Journal, and Maryland Law Review.

He has been featured extensively in the media, including The New York Times, Bloomberg TV, and Tax Notes.  Professor Appleby also co-authors the leading treatise on state taxation, Hellerstein’s State Taxation (3d. ed) (with Jerome Hellerstein & Walter Hellerstein), which is cited regularly by the United States Supreme Court and many other courts across the nation. 

Professor Appleby practiced tax and corporate law at leading law firms for nearly a decade. Most recently, he was special counsel in the tax group in Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP's New York office. Professor Appleby was a partner in the tax group in Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP's New York office, and an associate in the corporate group in Alston & Bird LLP's Atlanta office. Prior to his legal career, Professor Appleby was an information technology and business consultant.

Professor Appleby earned an LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center, where he participated in the Graduate Tax Scholar fellowship program. He earned a J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law, an M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, and a B.S. from Florida State University.

Joseph F. Morrissey
Professor of Law and Leroy Highbaugh Sr. Research Chair
Stetson University College of Law
Gulfport. Florida 

Professor Morrissey received his B.A. from Princeton University and his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. He practiced corporate and securities law for Mayer, Brown & Platt, and later Kirkland & Ellis. He also spent several years overseeing a Russian asset portfolio for an investment company in Switzerland. His practice led him to run offices in Tashkent, Uzbekistan; Geneva, Switzerland; and Moscow, Russia.

In the summer of 2001, Professor Morrissey began his full-time academic career at Chicago-Kent College of Law. He joined Stetson Law in the summer of 2004.

Professor Morrissey has taught and published articles in the areas of contracts, constitutional law, corporations, securities, and international private law. His articles have appeared in the Columbia Business Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional LawThe University of Chicago Journal of International LawThe Georgia State University Law Review, and others. Professor Morrissey is the author of International Sales & Arbitration (Aspen Select, 2d Edition, 2017); co-author of Elder Law in Context (Aspen, 2017), and Bankruptcy Law in Context (Aspen, 2019); and authored the Business Entities Chapter in Ellen Podgor's Overview of US Law (Carolina Academic Press, 2d Edition,  2018).