Conversations On Philanthropy
Emerging Questions on Liberality and Social Thought

Robert E. Atkinson, Jr.

ROBERT E. ATKINSON, JR. (ROB) is a native of Kingstree, South Carolina, and a
graduate of Washington and Lee University (History and Philosophy, 1979). After
receiving his law degree (Yale 1982), he clerked for Judge Donald Stuart Russell of
the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He practiced estate
planning and nonprofit organizations law with Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan’s
Washington, D.C., office before joining the faculty at the Florida State University
College of Law, where he has taught property, professional responsibility, law and
literature, and nonprofit organizations, and where he writes and lectures on
philanthropy and on the legal profession. (REV. 2013)


Conversations Volume Year Contribution Title
Volume IX2012ArticlePhilanthropy and the Federal Income Tax: Should our Republic Subsidize Tocqueville’s Democracy?

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