Jarrod Shobe

Associate Professor of Law

Professor Jarrod Shobe joined the BYU Law faculty in July 2016. Before coming to BYU, Professor Shobe worked as a tax associate at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York City from 2011-2015.

Professor Shobe’s research interests are primarily in legislation. His research focuses on the intersection between the legislative process and statutory interpretation.

Professor Shobe is a graduate of Yale Law School. He also holds a B.S. in Accountancy and a B.A. in Political Science from Arizona State University.

Courses Taught

  • Legislation and Regulation
  • Partnership Tax
  • Business Organizations
  • Federal Taxation 1
  • Contracts
  • Legislation and Regulation
  • Partnership Taxation


  • J.D., Yale University, 2011
  • Fullbright Fellow, National University of Malaysia, 2006
  • B.S./B.A., Arizona State University, 2005


  • Agency Legislative History, Emory Law Journal (forthcoming). [SSRN]
  • Agencies as Legislators: An Empirical Study of the Role of Agencies in the Legislative Process, 85 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 451 (2017). [SSRN]
  • Misaligned Interests in Private Equity, 2016 BYU L. Rev. 1437. [SSRN]
  • Intertemporal Statutory Interpretation and the Evolution of Legislative Drafting, 114 Colum. L. Rev. 807 (2014). [SSRN]