Faculty

Peter J. Wiedenbeck

Joseph H. Zumbalen Professor of the Law of Property

Education

B.Sc., 1976, University of Toronto
J.D., 1979, University of Michigan

Curriculum Vitae

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Publications

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Assistant

Beverly Owens - (314) 935-6482

Phone / Email

Phone: (314) 935-6442
E-mail: wiedenbp@wulaw.wustl.edu 

Office

Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 545

Courses Taught

Corporate Taxation
Estate and Gift Taxation (F13)
Federal Income Taxation
Pass-Through Business Taxation (S14)
Pensions & Tax-Favored Savings (F13)

Profile

Professor Peter J. Wiedenbeck is an expert in federal income tax law and in the tax and labor law regulation of employee benefit plans. He is the author of two books on the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the co-author of casebooks on federal income taxation, employee benefits, and partnership taxation. He has published articles exploring various issues of tax policy, pension policy, and employee benefit law in numerous law reviews. A recipient of Washington University’s Distinguished Faculty Award, Professor Wiedenbeck has won several other teaching awards, including the Washington University Law Alumni Association Teaching Award and Teacher of the Year Award. He has served as an associate dean of faculty for the law school and currently serves as chair of the Washington University Benefits Committee. Professor Wiedenbeck’s professional activities include authoring an amicus brief to the Supreme Court and occasional service as an expert witness and special tax counsel. Before becoming a law professor, he practiced law as an associate with Patton Boggs in Washington, D.C., concentrating in tax legislative matters and tax policy.