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 Eric A. Lustig

Eric A. Lustig

Professor of Law


(617) 422-7305

B.S. University of Florida
M.S. University of Baltimore
J.D. University of Miami School of Law
LL.M. University of Florida College of Law

Professor Lustig directs the Center for Business Law.  After working in Washington, D.C., as an attorney-adviser to the Hon. Lawrence A. Wright of the U.S. Tax Court and as an associate at Dickstein, Shapiro & Morin, Professor Lustig joined the New England Law faculty in 1993. He previously was a visiting assistant professor in the University of Florida College of Law's Graduate Tax Program. A practicing certified public accountant before attending law school, he teaches Business Organizations, Business Planning, Personal Income Taxation, and Taxation of Business Entities. He is the author of several articles on tax policy issues.

 Selected Publications

Business Organizations Context and Practice (forthcoming 2013) (with Susan R. Finneran)

Foreword: Tax-Exempt Organizations and the State: New Conditions on Exempt State, 44 New Eng. L. Rev. XI (2010)

The Boston City PILOT Task Force: An Emerging Best Practice? , 44 New Eng. L. Rev. 101 (2010)

The Shelf Project: Tax on Insurance Buildup, 122 Tax Notes 665 (2009) (with Calvin H. Johnson and Andrew Pike)

Introduction to the Symposium: Why Bhopal? Why 25 Years? , 42 New Eng. L. Rev. 671 (2008)

IRS, Inc.—The New IRS Oversight Board—Effective Reform or Just Politics? Some Early Thoughts from a Corporate Perspective, 42 Duq. L. Rev. 725 (2004)

Teaching the Law School Curriculum (Gerald F. Hess & Steven Friedland eds., 2004) contributor

Who We Are: An Empirical Study of the Tax Law Professoriate, 1 Pitt. Tax Rev. 85 (2003)
Social Science Research Network

Taxation of Prepaid Tuition Plans – Middle Class Panacea or Placebo? Continuing Uncertainty and Variations on a Theme, 31 Akron L. Rev. 229 (1997)

IRS Form 8300: The Attorney-Client Privilege and Tax Policy Become Casualties in the War Against Money Laundering, 24 Hofstra L. Rev. 623 (1996) with Matthew Harrington

Negative Basis Reconsidered: Of Hoaxes, Traps for the Unwary, and the Need for Reform, 32 Gonz. L. Rev. 45 (1996)

Professor Lustig can comment on the following subjects:

  • Corporate Income Tax
  • Federal Tax Procedure
  • Personal Income Tax
  • Prepaid Tuition Plans and Tax Policy
  • Tax Policy
  • Tuition Plans (Prepaid) and Tax Policy