Paul Gutterman

Senior Lecturer & Director, MBT Program
Masters of Business Taxation


  • BBA 1979
    accounting University of Michigan
  • JD 1982
    law University of Minnesota
  • LLM 1987
    tax New York University


  • federal income taxation, tax research and communication, partnership taxation, tax-exempt organizations


Paul G. Gutterman brings more than 10 years of practical experience to his MBT classes. He began his career in the tax area of Dorsey and Whitney, the Upper Midwest's largest law firm. As senior manager in Ernst & Young's tax department, Gutterman focused on IRS representation. corporate, partnership, and exempt organization taxation. He also taught at William Mitchell College of Law, joining the MBT program as an adjunct faculty member in 1990. Gutterman helped develop the state's Limited Liability Company Act as a member of a Minnesota State Bar Association committee that drafted the legislation. Gutterman teaches the MBT's signature course:  Tax Research, Communication and Practice.  He is currently serving as Director of the MBT program. 

Selected Works & Activities.

  • Book Chapters
    Tax Practice Before the IRS, Paul Gutterman (contributor), Steven C. Salch, Henry J. Lischer, and Jennifer J. S. Brooks (Shepherd's/McGraw-Hill, 1994).
  • Administrative Appointments

    Faculty Advisor, Beta Alpha Psi

  • Community Relationships

    Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association

  • Community Relationships

    Final Reviewer, tax questions on the Uniform CPA Examination

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