Professor Robert T. Danforth joined Washington and Lee in 1997. His teaching and
scholarship focus on taxation and trusts and estates. He was the Law Alumni Association
Fellow in Teaching Excellence, 2004-2005 and Alumni Faculty Fellow, 2005-2006. 

Professor Danforth's scholarly publications include books, book chapters, and
articles. His articles have appeared in a variety of law and tax journals. 



Estate and Gift Taxation (with Brant J. Hellwig) (2013)


Estate and Gift Taxation (with Brant J. Hellwig) (2011)

Book Chapters


Reforming the Third Year of Law School (with David K. Millon), Reforming Legal Education: Law Schools at the Crossroads (2012)


Jointly Owned Property, Estate Planning Strategies: A Lawyer's Guide to Retirement and Lifetime Planning (2002)


General Powers, Creditors' Rights, and the Uniform Trust Code, Estates, Gifts & Trusts Journal (2007)
The Basics of Actuarial Valuations, Estates, Gifts & Trusts Journal (2007)
A Primer on Income Taxation of Life Insurance, Estates, Gifts & Trusts Journal (2006)
A Trustee's Duty to Diversify and the Problem of Inception Assets, Estates, Gifts & Trusts Journal (2006)