Federal Tax Update

Date: Thursday, September 23, 2021
Time: 8:30am - 10:30am
Location: Webinar
Speaker: Sam Donaldson, JD, LL.M

We kick off our 2021-2022 season with special guest Sam Donaldson J.D., LL.M., Professor at Georgia State University College of Law.  Professor Donaldson will provide an enjoyable yet extremely informative perspective on some of the most important recent developments in the area of Federal Taxation.


Samuel A. Donaldson [J.D. University of Arizona; LL.M. (Taxation) University of Florida] is a professor of Law at Georgia State University in Atlanta.  Prior to joining the Georgia State faculty in 2012, he was on the faculty at the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle for 13 years.  During his tenure at the University of Washington, he was a five-time recipient of the Philip A. Trautman Professor of the Year award from the School of Law's Student Bar Association. Professor Donaldson served for two years as Associate Dean for Academic Administration and for six years as the Director of the law school's Graduate Program in Taxation. He teaches a number of tax and estate planning courses, as well as courses in the areas of property, commercial law and professional responsibility. 

Professor Donaldson is an Academic Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and a member of the Bar in Washington, Oregon, and Arizona.  Among his scholarly works, he is a co-author of the popular West casebook, Federal Income Tax: A Contemporary Approach, and a co-author of the Price on Contemporary Estate Planning treatise published by Wolters Kluwer. Professor Donaldson has served as the Harry R. Horrow Visiting Professor of International Law at Northwestern University and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.  

An amateur crossword constructor, his puzzles have been published in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and other outlets.

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