David L. Cameron

Professor of Practice Emeritus


David L. Cameron, Associate Director of the Graduate Tax Program and Professor of Practice at Northwestern Law, specializes in the taxation of property transactions and real estate development. He teaches courses in Federal Income Tax, State and Local Taxation, Real Estate Finance, and Property. He has co-authored a casebook on commercial real estate development and has co-authored several articles and a leading treatise on the taxation of intellectual property. See Postlewaite, Cameron, and Kittle-Kamp, Federal Income Taxation of Intellectual Properties and Intangible Assets (Warren Gorham and Lamont, 1997).

Areas of Expertise

  • Property Tax
  • Taxation
  • Real Estate Development

Selected Publications

  • Introduction: Symposium on International Tax Reform in a Reset Economy, 30 Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business 505-516 (2010) (with Philip F. Postlewaite ).
  • Incremental International Tax Reform: A Review of Selected Proposals, 30 Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business 565-619 (2010) (with Philip F. Postlewaite).
  • LRAPs: How Flexible is the Language of Section 108(f)? , 123 Tax Notes 1559 (2009).
  • The Lazarus Effect: A Commentary on In-Kind Guaranteed Payments, 7 Florida Tax Review 339-410 (2006) (with Philip F. Postlewaite).
  • Research Tax Credit: Statutory Construction, Regulatory Interpretation and Policy Incoherence, IX Computer Law Review And Technology Journal 63 (2004).

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  • BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • JD, Northwestern University

Prior Appointments

  • Senior Lecturer, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Associate Director, Tax Program, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Professor of Practice, Northwestern University School of Law

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