Prof. Kolstad earned his bachelor’s degree at Villanova and his law degree at Notre Dame. Prof. Kolstad is an attorney specializing in business and tax at the law firm of Venable LLP. A certified tax specialist and accountant, he was previously a partner at both Ernst & Young and Coopers & Lybrand. Prof. Kolstad has extensive experience in international transactions with a focus on foreign investments. He previously taught international tax and financial planning at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business.