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About William E Foster

Professor Foster’s teaching and scholarship focus primarily on business law, tax, and transactional matters. His current courses include Securities Regulation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Federal Income Taxation of Business Entities, and Nonprofit Corporations. 

His law review articles and other writings span a wide range of topics related to transactional and tax law.  He has also spoken extensively on law teaching and the development of business and transactional law programs. He was part of the team that helped design and develop the National Center for Commercial Law in Tbilisi, Georgia, which resulted from a partnership with USAID, the East West Management Institute, and Free University of Tbilisi.

Prior to joining the University of Arkansas, Professor Foster was an associate professor at Washburn University School of Law from 2010-2014, and an attorney at Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP, in Fayetteville, Arkansas from 2006-2010, where his practice consisted primarily of tax, private equity, and corporate matters.
Professor Foster was named Professor of the Year by the graduating law students at Washburn University in 2013 and at the University of Arkansas in 2016.


Present Faculty Member, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville School of Law

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