Ariel Assa is a tax counsel for JP Morgan Chase & Co. in New York City. He was a tax attorney at the law firms of Willkie, Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York City (2003–07) and Herzog, Fox & Neeman in Tel Aviv (1999–2001). He also served as a tax agent in Israel's Income Tax Authority (1994–99) and an assistant professor in several tax courses at Tel Aviv University (1996–2001). He earned his law, accounting, and MBA degrees from Tel Aviv University and is a graduate of the LLM program in taxation at Georgetown University Law Center (2002). He is coauthor with Gary Hufbauer of US Taxation of Foreign Income (2007).