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Anthony (Tony) J. Luppino

Rubey M. Hulen Professor of Law and Director of LL.M Tax Program

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Tony Luppino received his bachelor of arts from Dartmouth College in 1979. In 1982, he received his J.D. from Stanford Law School where he served as an associate editor of the Stanford Law Review. While in private practice with the Boston law firm of Herrick and Smith, Professor Luppino earned his LL.M. degree in taxation from Boston University, and in 1986 was the lead articles editor of the Boston University Journal of Tax Law.

Before joining the faculty on a full-time basis in 2001, he practiced law in the Johnson County, Kan. and Kansas City, Mo. offices of Lewis, Rice and Fingersh (formerly Brown, Korachik and Fingersh), and for several years served as the head of the Kansas City office’s Business, Tax and Estate Planning Department. His practice included a wide variety of planning and transactional work, involving multiple disciplines, such as business organizations, securities, taxation, trusts and estates, real estate and intellectual property law.

Professor Luppino teaches business and tax subjects, including the courses Business Organizations, Business Planning, Partnership Taxation and Securities Regulation and serves as faculty co-director of the UMKC Entrepreneurial Legal Services Clinic.

Areas of expertise

Business law, estates and trusts, real estate, intellectual property


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