Miriam Weismann

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 345
Miami, FL 33199

Phone: (305) 348-0503
Email: mweisman@fiu.edu

Miriam Weismann

Academic Director, COB Healthcare MBA Program

Clinical Professor, School of Accounting

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 345
Miami, FL 33199

Phone: (305) 348-0503
Email: mweisman@fiu.edu


Education

Juris Doctor in Law
DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois

Master in Taxation
Chicago Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois

Areas of Expertise

  • Compliance
  • Healthcare Reimbursement
  • Tax Policy

Professional Activities

Professor Miriam Weismann JD, LLM (tax)

Email: mweisman@fiu.edu
Notes

Miriam F. Weismann, JD, LLM (taxation) is a Clinical Professor of Business Law and Tax in the School of Accounting and the Academic Director of the Healthcare MBA at FIU. She was previously a tenured professor teaching in the JD/MBA graduate program at Suffolk University (Boston) and in the undergraduate business school. Her research focus includes white collar crime, financial fraud, corporate governance, international law, taxation, and legal ethics. She has published in such prestigious journals as the Journal of Business Ethics and the Journal of World Business and has published three recent books, Corporate Crime and Financial Fraud; Parallel Proceedings: Navigating Multiple Case Prosecutions and Money Laundering: Legislation, Regulation & Enforcement.

Professor Weismann practiced law for almost 30 years before entering academia. She was a capital partner in a national law firm. There, she handled white collar criminal defense work and major securities and tax-related litigation. She also argued a case before the United States Supreme Court. She is also licensed in the U.S. Tax Court. In 1991, she joined the United States Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York, as an assistant federal prosecutor, assigned to the Business and Securities Fraud division. She later served as Supervisory Assistant Special Counsel in the Office of Special Counsel John C. Danforth in the WACO investigation. In 2003, she was appointed by President Bush to serve as the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois. Her major case prosecutions include the Ford/Firestone investigations and the prosecution of Sears, Roebuck & Co. and Exide Technologies in connection with the DieHard battery. She also prosecuted organized crime and public corruption cases. While serving as a federal prosecutor she received the Director’s Award for excellence in the prosecution of a major public corruption case from then Attorney General Janet Reno and numerous case prosecution awards from the FBI, IRS, DEA, and Postal Inspection Service.

Degrees

BA: University of Arizona, Tucson AZ
JD: DePaul College of Law, Chicago, IL
LLM (taxation): Kent College of Law, Chicago, IL

Professional Certifications Licensed to practice law: Illinois (1978-present); New York (1992-99)
Licensed to practice in the United States Supreme Court; United States Tax Court; Second and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeal; District Court Northern District of Illinois

 

Courses Taught

  • Fraud Examination
  • Fraud Investigation
  • Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Law and Regulation
  • Income Tax Accounting
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Master's Project in Management
  • Seminar In Taxation
  • Special Topics in Business Law
  • Tax Research, Practice and Procedure
  • Taxation of Corporations II
  • The Legal Environment of Business

Books

  • Weismann, M. (2014). Money Laundering: Legislation, Regulation and Enforcement. American Bar Association Publishing.
  • Weismann, M. (2012). Corporate Crime and Financial Fraud. American Bar Association Publishing.
  • Weismann, M. (2011). Parallel Proceedings. American Bar Association Publishing.