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David Shores

Professor Emeritus
Distinguished Visiting Professor, William Mitchell College of Law


David Shores is well known for his numerous articles in the fields of taxation and antitrust.  His views on Tax Court litigation, presented in a series of three articles that appeared in The Tax Lawyer, a quarterly journal published by the Taxation Section of the ABA, were an agenda item at a Tax Court Conference attended by Tax Court judges and tax lawyers from throughout the country.  He has served as a visiting professor at the University of Missouri School of Law in Columbia, Missouri, and as a distinguished visiting professor at William Mitchell School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Following law school, he joined the legal staff of the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. as a trial attorney specializing in price discrimination litigation.  After earning a LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University, David joined the law firm of Porter, Stanley, Treffinger & Platt (now Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur) in Columbus, Ohio, where he specialized in taxation and antitrust.  Having taught courses in taxation, antitrust, securities regulation, and corporate finance, he retired from teaching in 2009.