W. Edward Afield

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor.

Prior to joining Ave Maria, Professor Afield was an associate with the law firm Barnett, Bolt, Kirkwood, Long & McBride, P.A. in Tampa, Florida. Previously, he clerked for the Honorable Charles R. Wilson on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and worked as an associate with Fowler White Boggs Banker, P.A. in Tampa, Florida. While in private practice, Professor Afield focused primarily on federal and state taxation, corporate law, health care law, estate planning, and commercial litigation. While earning his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, he was Articles Editor of the Columbia Business Law Review and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.