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Frederick D. Royal

Professor of Law | Consultant to Non-J.D. Programs
Education: B.A., University of Massachusetts, J.D., Cornell Law School, LL.M., Boston School of Law
Courses Taught: Corporate Tax, Estate & Gift Tax, Federal Income Tax Simulation, Income Tax 1, Income Tax 2
Office: L 336

Professor Royal, whose advanced degree is in taxation, served as clerk to United States Tax Court Judge William M. Drennan for two years. Before joining the faculty in 1978, he specialized in the practice of tax law. He has published in the areas of tax procedure and corporate taxation. He is a frequent speaker in the Springfield area discussing various tax-related issues. He also presents talks as part of programs sponsored by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. Prof. Royal is the Director of the School of Law's LL.M. program in Elder Law and Estate Planning.


Book Chapters

Frederick D. Royal, Representing a Trustee, in UNDERSTANDING AND USING TRUSTS ch. 22 Representing a Trustee (Eric P. Hayes, ed., 2001). SSRN Digital Commons

Journal Articles

Frederick D. Royal, Recovery of Basis in Non-Qualifying Stock Redemptions Under Sections 302 and 304, 4 VA. TAX REV. 85 (1984). SSRN Digital Commons Cited by

Shorter Writings

Frederick Royal, Your Life Insurance Policy, Keep It…or Sell It?, AF-AM POINT OF VIEW, Dec. 1, 2019, at 23.