Michael J. McGoldrick


    Mr. McGoldrick is the Tax Director for Sunoco, Inc. He is responsible for all foreign and domestic income, property, excise, payroll, sales and use, and VAT matters; he oversees all qualified and non-qualified health and benefit plans; he directs a department of forty tax professionals.

    Mr. McGoldrick currently chairs the Corporate Tax Management Committee of the Tax Executive Institute and directs the tax activities of the American Chemistry Council. Mr. McGoldrick has served as Chair of the Foreign Source Committee of the American Petroleum Industry, and directed the tax activities of the National Manufacturer's Association, the Atlantic Region of the International Fiscal Association and MAPI.


  • B.A. 1970 LaSalle University (Magna Cum Laude).
  • J.D. University. of Notre Dame Law School
  • M.L.D. 1974 University. of Virginia
  • LL.M. (Taxation) 1976 New York University School of Law
  • LL.M. (Corporate) 1978 New York University School of Law
  • M.B.A. 1986 Drexel University.

Courses and Seminars

  • Corporate Tax Planning
  • Consolidated Returns and Affiliated Corporations

Important:  Curriculum Changes Effective Fall 2014

Tax Research and Writing (LTX-3228)  and Law Governing Tax Practice (LTX-5000)  have been consolidated to create a new course  LTX-5005 Professional Responsibility of Tax Practitioners. This new required course will be offered for the first time in Fall 2014.  LTX-3228 and LTX-5000 will no longer be offered.  For students matriculating prior to Fall 2014: If you have already taken either LTX-3228  or LTX-5000, you are not required to take this new course.  If you have previously taken Law Governing Tax Practice, you simply select another elective course in order to meet your course requirements.

Contact Us


Phone Numbers
Office: 610-519-7043 or
Professor Vines: 610-519-4533
FAX: 610-519-8018

Office Hours
Spring and Fall:
M-Th 9:00 AM – 8:15 PM, F until 5 PM

M-Th 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM, F until 12 PM

Disclaimer: Every attempt is made to ensure the information displayed on this page is accurate. However, the information contained herein is not to be considered official.  Changes may be made to courses and curriculum requirements.