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.
- American Bar Association, Member
- Affordable Housing and Community Development Law
- University of Washington School of Law, Affiliate Instructor
News & Insights
- Foster Garvey Welcomes Kyle Richard as Of Counsel in the Firm's Public Finance & Municipal Government GroupFoster Garvey Newsroom, 9.27.21
- "The Ethics of Representing Community-Based Nonprofits," Communities Rise Nonprofit Law Institute 2021Speaking EngagementVirtual Event, 11.10.21
- “Properly Classifying Workers,” Higher Education Tax Institute (University of Texas Continuing Legal Education)Speaking EngagementVirtual Event, 6.16.21
- “United States Copyright Law and Recent Supreme Court Developments,” Washington State Attorney General’s OfficeSpeaking Engagement6.21
- “United States Copyright Law and Recent Supreme Court Developments,” Washington State Attorney General’s OfficeSpeaking Engagement6.20
- "International Copyright, the Berne Convention, and No-No Boy," Washington State Attorney General's OfficeSpeaking Engagement12.19
- “Parking and Transportation Tax: Practical Considerations,” Higher Education Tax Institute (University of Texas Continuing Legal Education)Speaking EngagementAustin, Texas, 6.4.19
- "Implementing Country by Country Reporting (CbCR) in a Decentralized Environment,” National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) Global Operations ForumSpeaking EngagementDenver, CO, 10.16.18
- “Tax Reform and College Athletics,” National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) Tax ForumSpeaking EngagementDenver, CO, 10.18
- "Tax and Legal Risks in Operating Internationally,” Higher Education Tax Institute (University of Texas Continuing Legal Education)Speaking EngagementAustin, TX, 6.4.18
- “Executive Compensation Issues,” National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) Tax ForumSpeaking EngagementDenver, CO, 10.17
- Tax Exempt Bond and Low Income Housing Provisions of the Build Back Better ActTax Notes , 10.25.21
- Google v. Oracle: Critical Case SummaryNACUANotes, 4.30.21
- Partnership Accounting(Ch. 25) Washington State Bar Association Business Law Deskbook (3rd Ed.), 20
- Cloud Computing Contracts (Ch.16)Washington State Attorney General Contracting Deskbook (2nd Ed.), 19
- After Alice: How do Finjan and Core Wireless Change the Patentability of Software?Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice , 12.19.18
- Revisiting Fair Use in the Information AgeRichmond Journal of Law and Technology, Volume XXV, Issue I, 11.6.18
- Are All Tax Rulings State Aid? Examining the European Commission's Recent State Aid DecisionsHouston Business and Tax Law Journal (Vol. XVIII, No. 1, 2018), 11.18
- Seattle's Head Tax: A Policy AnalysisState Tax Notes , 8.13.18
- Does the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Affect Payments to Faculty Inventors?Tax Notes, 6.25.18
- Towards a Standard for Intergovernmental Tax Immunity Between the Several StatesThe Tax Lawyer (Vol. 70, No. 4, Summer 2017), Summer 2017