Del Wright Jr.

Associate Professor of Law


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

Courses Taught

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

Representative Scholarship

Bogus Refunds & Bad Penalties: the Feckless and Fixable Refund Penalty System (Forthcoming, Akron Law Journal)

Financial Alchemy: How Tax Shelters Promoters Use Financial Products to Bedevil the IRS (and How the IRS Helps Them) 45 Ariz. St. L.J. 611 (2013)

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