About Keith Fogg

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T. Keith Fogg is an Emeritus Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School where he started a tax clinic in 2015 from which he retired in 2022.  Prior to joining the faculty at Harvard, he began his academic career at Villanova Law School in 2007 after working for over 30 years with the Office of Chief Counsel, IRS.   While working for the Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, he served as the District Counsel in Richmond and a Branch Chief in the National Office.  In 2007 he received the Robert H. Jackson, National Attorney of the Year award from the Office of Chief Counsel.  His practice with the Government focused on bankruptcy and collection issues, but he also handled numerous Tax Court cases.  He has written several articles on issues concerning tax procedure which you can read here.

Professor Fogg is a past chair of the ABA Tax Section’s Pro Bono and Tax Clinic Committee and of the Tax Section Council.  While serving as committee chair, he worked to extend the representation of low income taxpayers to all locations in the United States where the Tax Court sits.  He had previously worked with the Tax Court to draft the language for its web site presentation to pro se taxpayers.  He edited the 5th, 6th and 7th Editions of the ABA Tax Section publication, “Effectively Representing Your Client Before the IRS”.  He wrote the chapters in the book on liens and levies.  He received the ABA Tax Section Janet Spragens 2015 Pro Bono Award.

He works with Les Book and Steve Olsen to update the treatise “IRS Practice and Procedure” edited by Professor Book.  He wrote the chapter on Collection Due Process and works with Professor Book to keep the the collection chapters current.

Professor Fogg received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary, his J.D. from the University of Richmond T.C. Williams School of Law and his L.L.M. in tax from the College of William and Mary Marshall Wythe School of Law. He developed a course for the Georgetown LLM program, Federal Taxation of Bankruptcy and Workouts, which he taught there for 15 years as an adjunct.  He has also taught as a visiting professor at the University of Arizona and an adjunct professor at William and Mary and University of Richmond.