Thomas P. Langdon is a professor of Business Law at the Gabelli
School of Business, Roger Williams University, and an adjunct
professor of taxation at Georgetown University.  He is a principal in
Langdon & Langdon Financial Services, LLC, a Connecticut based
tax planning and preparation firm, and is an attorney admitted to the
Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and U.S. Tax Court Bar.  He received a
BS in finance and an MBA from The University of Connecticut, an MS
in Financial Services from The American College, a Juris Doctor (JD)
from Western New England College School of Law, and a Master of
Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation from Villanova University School of Law.  
Thomas also holds several designations, including, among others:
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), CERTIFIED FINANCIAL
PLANNER™ (CFP®), Accredited Estate Planner (AEP), Chartered
Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP), and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU).  
He is also a Fellow of the Life Management Institute.

Prior to joining the Gabelli School of Business at Roger Williams
University, Mr. Langdon held positions as professor of Taxation at
The American College, asset/liability manager for The Travelers
Insurance Company Asset Management and Pension Services
division, and student law clerk in The United States Federal District

A nationally recognized author and speaker, Thomas has addressed
many professional organizations, including the International
Association for Financial Planning, The Financial Planning
Association (FPA), The Society of Financial Services Professionals,
The National Association of Health Underwriters, The National
Association of Estate Planners and Councils, and numerous Estate
Planning Councils, Bar Associations, CPA Societies, Financial
Planning Associations, and local chapters of the Society of Financial
Service Professionals (formerly the American Society of CLU & ChFC).

Mr. Langdon has written or co-authored several books, as well as
dozens of articles that have appeared in such publications as
Financial and Estate Planning Quarterly, Probate and Property, The
Probate Practice Reporter, The American Bar Association Small Firm
Digest, The Ohio CPA Journal, The Journal of International Taxation,
Financial Services Review, The Journal of Financial Planning, The
Journal of the Society of Financial Services Professionals, The
National Association of Estate Planners and Councils Newsletter, and
Best’s Review. He has been widely quoted in the business press and
has received various awards from the American Bar Association and
the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards for articles he has

Thomas' leadership positions include service on the Board of
Directors of The Friends of The Bristol Animal Shelter / Friends of
Foley (a Rhode Island based animal charity), 2007-2010; the Board
of Examiners of the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards
(1998-2002; Chair 2002); examination grader and member of the
candidate curriculum committee working body for the Chartered
Financial Analysts Examination; academic adviser to the Society of
Financial Service Professionals Business and Compensation Planning
Section; and Education Committee member for The Financial Analysts
of Philadelphia. His community service leadership positions included
secretary of the State of Connecticut Task Force on Superfund
(CERCLA) Reform; chairman of the Southington (CT) Public Library
Board of Trustees; chairman of the Barnes Museum Board of
Trustees; and member of the Southington (CT) Town Council.

CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and  CFP (with flame logo)™ are certification
marks owned by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. These marks are
awarded to individuals who successfully complete the CFP Board's initial and ongoing
certification requirements.
Areas of Expertise
 Tax law

 Asset Protection

 Business Succession
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