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1045 W. Maple St.
Robert A. Leflar Law Center
Waterman Hall
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone: (479) 575-5601

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William Foster

William Foster

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

B.S., J.D., LL.M.

Email: wfoster@uark.edu

Phone: (479) 575-3059

Office: 226

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Professor Foster will serve as visiting assistant professor of law for the 2013-14 academic year. He is an associate professor at Washburn University School of Law.

Professor Foster's teaching and scholarship focus primarily on tax and transactional matters. He teaches courses in Taxation of Individual Income, Tax Policy, Taxation of Business Enterprises, and Mergers and Acquisitions. His publications include "Partisan Politics and Income Tax Rates," 2013 Michigan State Law Review ____ (2013) and "Making Plaintiffs Whole: a Tax Problem of Interest," 64 Oklahoma Law Review 325 (2012). In addition, several of his blog posts on tax reform have appeared on the Huffington Post.

Professor Foster has been extensively involved in Washburn's commercial law project in the country of Georgia, and has presented a number of lectures on business and transactional law to law faculty and practitioners in Tbilisi.

Prior to joining the Washburn faculty in 2010, Professor Foster was an attorney at Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP, in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where he concentrated on tax, private equity, and corporate matters. Professor Foster received his J.D., summa cum laude and first in his class from the University of Arkansas, where he was an articles editor of the Arkansas Law Review. He also holds an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University. Professor Foster was voted the William O. Douglas Outstanding Professor of the Year at Washburn by the Class of 2013.

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School of Law

1045 W. Maple St.
Robert A. Leflar Law Center
Waterman Hall
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone: (479) 575-5601

Law School Directory

University of Arkansas School of Law