Gladriel Shobe – BYU J. Reuben Clark Law School

Gladriel Shobe

Associate Professor of Law

Professor Gladriel Shobe joined the BYU Law faculty in July 2016 and was voted 1L Professor of the Year by the students of BYU Law School. Professor Shobe writes in the area of tax law, with a focus on the interaction between U.S. federal, state, and local tax systems and on recent developments in corporate tax planning. She teaches classes in tax and contracts.

Before coming to BYU she worked as a tax associate at Weil, Gothsal & Manges in New York City from 2012 to 2016. While there she advised on a wide range of matters, including mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, reorganizations, real estate investment trusts, debt and equity offerings, and recapitalizations for private equity funds and publicly held companies.

Professor Shobe holds an LL.M. in taxation from New York University, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and a B.A. from Brigham Young University.

Courses Taught

  • Federal Taxation
  • Contracts
  • Business Law


  • L.L.M., New York University, 2011
  • J.D., Yale Law School, 2010
  • B.A., Brigham Young University, 2003