Del Wright Jr.

Del Wright Jr.

Assistant Professor of Law


Master in Public Policy, Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government (1997)
J.D., University of Chicago Law School  (1996)
B.S., University of Maryland (1992)

Courses Taught

Federal Income Taxation
Federal Tax Procedure
Estate and Gift Taxation
Business Associations
Business Finance
Financial Instruments
International Financial Regulation (Cambridge, U.K. program)
Tax Shelters
Money Management for Lawyers
Securities Regulation
Criminal Law
White Collar Crime

Representative Scholarship

Financial Alchemy: How Tax Shelters Promoters Use Financial Products to Bedevil the IRS (and How the IRS Helps Them) (forthcoming)

Government Winning in the Corporate Tax Shelter Fight, The National Bar Association, The Commercial Law Connection, Vol. 8, Issue 3 (Fall 2011).

Reaching Beyond Its Grasp: The Latest Setback for Treasury’s Use of Retroactive Regulations to Attack Son-of-BOSS Transactions, BNA Tax Management Real Estate Journal, Vol. 25, No. 11 (November 4, 2009).

Professional Activities

Member: U.S. Tax Court
National Bar Association
American Bar Association Member: Financial Transactions, Administrative Practice, Civil & Criminal Tax Problems and Court Procedure & Practice Committees
District of Columbia Bar Association
United States Marine Corps Reserve (retired)
Coach: Albert R. Mugel National Tax Moot Court Competition, Costello Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition, American Bar Association Labor Law Regional Competition