• Master of Laws in Taxation, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER, Washington, D.C.
  • Juris Doctor, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER, Washington, D.C.
  • Bachelor of Science - Accounting, HAMPTON UNIVERSITY, Hampton, VA


Randle Pollard is a tax director in the Washington, D.C. area. He has over twenty years of tax experience in the private and public sectors, including within Big Four and as in-house domestic tax counsel in a Fortune 250 company.  He also has several years’ experience in academia as a tenure track law professor teaching in a juris doctor and master of taxation programs.  He has published scholarship articles on tax incentives and general federal and state tax policy in several law journals, including the Pittsburgh Tax Review.  He continues to teach as an adjunct professor of law at American University Washington College of Law. His areas of expertise include, opportunity zone tax incentives, choice of business entity, business tax incentives, and general tax policy matters.

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In the community

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association - Section of Taxation
  • National Bar Association - Tax Law Section

Admission to the Bar

  • District of Columbia
  • State of Indiana
  • State of Maryland
  • State of Wisconsin

Select Publications:

  • "'Cut' - and that's a Wrap" - The Film Industry's Fleecing of State Tax Incentive Programs, 50 AKRON L. REV. 3 (2016)
  • Feeling Insecure - A State View of General Obligation Bonds - Mere “Promise to Pay” or Binding Obligation, 24 WIDENER L.J. 19 (2015)
  • Who’s Going to Pick Up the Trash? – Using the Build America Bond Program to Help State and Local Governments’ Cash Deficits, 8 PITT. TAX REV. 171 (Spring 2011).