Douglas K. Newell Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law
Specialty Areas & Course Descriptions
A.B. summa cum laude 1975 St. Peter’s College
J.D. 1978 Stanford Law School
Member, Order of the Coif
Stanford Law Review
Professor Bogdanski practiced in Portland as a partner at Stoel Rives. He has taught at Lewis & Clark since leaving practice in 1986. In the fall of 1992 he was a visiting professor of law at Stanford University. He is a five-time winner of Lewis & Clark’s Leo Levenson Award for excellence in law teaching, which was most recently bestowed upon him by the class of 2003. He supervises the school’s tax moot court team that has won national honors, and he founded and runs a volunteer clinic to assist international students with U.S. tax issues.
Bogdanski is a former member of the Commissioner’s Advisory Group of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. He is the author of the treatise Federal Tax Valuation and the editor-in-chief of the bimonthly journal Valuation Strategies. He has written many articles on federal tax law, and he is currently the Closely Held Business and Valuation columnist for Estate Planning magazine. He has been a frequent speaker at continuing education programs on tax law. He is an arbitrator for the National Association of Securities Dealers. He is admitted to the U.S. Tax Court Bar and the Oregon and California state bars. In 2009 Professor Bogdanski was named Douglas K. Newell Faculty Scholar in recognition of his commitment to teaching excellence, student achievement, and rigorous scholarship.