William A. Neilson

Associate Professor of Law

William A. Neilson
William A. Neilson

Prior to joining the faculty at Loyola, Professor Neilson was senior trial attorney for the Internal Revenue Service District Counsel in New Orleans, and he spent a number of years thereafter in private practice. His research, consulting, and teaching interests include all aspects of taxation, business associations, decedents' estates and trusts, and estate planning. Professor Neilson is a member of the New York and Louisiana bars and is a certified tax specialist before the Louisiana bar. He has lectured in a number of continuing legal education programs in the areas of federal taxation, estate planning, and choice of entity.


LL.M., New York University (Taxation), 1980; J.D., Loyola University New Orleans, 1973; B.A., University of Pittsburgh, 1969

Classes Taught

Income Taxation

Trust and Estates