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William D. Metzger

Professor of Law


B.S., College of the Holy Cross
J.D., Boston College Law School
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center


Corporate Tax
Estate & Gift Tax
Federal Litigation: Pension Rights
Income Tax 1
Income Tax 2


Email: wmetzger@law.wne.edu
Phone: 413-782-1421
Office: L 315


After graduating summa cum laude from law school, Professor Metzger, whose advanced degree is in taxation, served four years in the Chief Counsel’s Office, Legislation and Regulations Division of the Internal Revenue Service where he became Assistant Branch Chief. A member of the full-time faculty since 1976, he served as Associate Dean for Admissions from 2000-2003. His areas of interest are federal income taxation and estate and gift taxation.


Book Chapters

William D. Metzger, Personal Income Taxation, Ch. 1, in TAX SKILLS (MCLE-New England Law Institute 1980).

Journal Articles

William D. Metzger, Foreign Investors Real Property Tax Act: Historical Perspective and Critical Evaluation, 5 W. NEW ENG. L. REV. 161 (1982). SSRN Digital Commons Cited by

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