Jeffrey Milton Directory Page
Associate Clinical Professor
JD, American University, Washington College of Law
LLM Taxation, Georgetown Law School
Jeffrey Milton is an Associate Clinical Professor in the AIA department. He joined the department as adjunct faculty in August 2010. Previously he served as a Senior Attorney with the United States Securities & Exchange Commission and as Chief of the Opinions Section of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission. For the next fifteen years Milton was a partner in the Washington D.C. office of a national law firm where he practiced tax, real estate and corporate law. For the next twenty years Milton was the President and CEO of three telecom companies and a Florida based real estate development company. Most notably ICC built and operated the first fiber optic local access network in the country in the Washington metro area and Optel Communications linked the United States to Canada with the first submarine fiber optic cable system. Milton’s signature real estate project is The Sanctuary at Wulfert Point on Sanibel Island, FL which is the only golf course community in the United States constructed within and encompassed by a wild life preserve.
Most recently while teaching at the Smith School he was the general counsel of a Texas based digital marketing and advertising firm. He teaches courses in taxation, ethics and accounting in the R.H. Smith School of Business Undergraduate, OMBA, and MS programs and is the faculty advisor to the Real Estate Club. He received the Krowe Teaching Excellence Award in 2018 and is also the recipient of three outstanding teaching recognition awards. He is an active member of the Maryland Bar and inactive in the District of Columbia Bar.
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