Foster Garvey is pleased to welcome Kyle Richard, who has joined the firm's Public Finance & Municipal Government practice as Of Counsel in Seattle.
Kyle focuses his practice on helping municipal clients in tax and bond matters. He assists clients with navigating compliance and federal tax requirements and restrictions applicable to all kinds of tax-exempt obligations, including state and local bonds, qualified 501(c) bonds, qualified small issue and exempt facility bonds.
Kyle draws a great deal of his tax planning experience from serving as Counsel to and Tax Director of the University of Washington (UW). In this role, he advised on numerous finance and tax matters, including bond issuances; endowment investments; federal, state and city tax filings and compliance structures; and minimizing risks associated with UW relationships and nonprofit organizations.
As a UW Affiliate Instructor, Kyle teaches at the UW School of Law on nonprofit law and previously taught at the UW Bothell School of Business on government and nonprofit accounting.
Kyle obtained his J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law in 2013. He received his B.A. in Finance from the University of Washington in 2010.