Arlene M. Hibschweiler

Clinical Associate Professor 
Accounting and Law


MBA, School of Management, University at Buffalo
JD, University at Buffalo
BA, University at Buffalo

Hibschweiler is an expert in issues involving business law and taxation. She was a practicing attorney for five years, focusing primarily on tax and corporate law. Hibschweiler previously served as an associate professor at SUNY Fredonia, where she was awarded the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. At the School of Management, Hibschweiler teaches undergraduate and graduate law courses and coordinates the part-time law instructors.


  • Professional Ethics and Governance
  • Public Policy, Law and Management

Selected Publications


Arlene M. Hibschweiler and Marion Kopin, "Investment Taxation: Practical Tax Strategies for Financial Instruments" (McGraw-Hill, 2003).


"The Accountant's Role in Bankruptcy Protection," Faulkner and Gray CPE Program, Lesson 96-11, November 1996 (co-authored with Marion Kopin, CPA).


"Chapter 13: Tax Considerations," The Tax Adviser, (co-authored with Martha Salzman) forthcoming

"FBAR: Handle With Care," The Tax Adviser, Vol. 43, No. 5, May 2012, pp. 330-339 (co-authored with Randall P. Andreozzi)

"Timing Considerations of Discharging Taxes in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy," The Tax Adviser, Vol. 43, No. 2, February 2012, pp. 104-113 (co-authored with Martha Salzman)

"False Tax Returns, Mail Fraud, and Money Laundering," The Tax Adviser, Vol. 42, No. 2, February 2011, pp. 112-119 (co-authored with Randall P. Andreozzi and Martha Salzman)

"Tread Carefully: What CPAs Should Know About Tax Fraud," The Tax Adviser, Vol. 40, No. 1, January 2009, pp. 20-27 (co-authored with Martha Salzman)

Awards and Recognition

  • The Tax Adviser 2006 Best Article Award
  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching 1998

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York

Other Experience

  • 1998-1999: Special Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of New York
  • 1990-1998: Of counsel, Marcus, Knoer and Crawford
  • 1987-1989: Corporate Associate, Hurwitz and Fine
  • 1984-1986: Corporate Associate, Saperston and Day P.C.