Richard Winchester

Seton Hall University School of Law
Associate Professor of Law
(973) 642-8882


Richard Winchester is a national authority on small business and federal employment tax policy. His articles have appeared in numerous academic journals, including Stanford Law & Policy Review, Mississippi Law Journal, and Nevada Law Journal. In addition, Congressional Reports on tax matters frequently cite his work, giving him an influential voice in contemporary policy debates. He spent most of 2012 in Tunisia as a Fulbright Scholar teaching Financing International Trade at the University of Carthage. His work in the employment tax field earned him admission to the National Academy of Social Insurance in 2010.

Before entering legal education, Professor Winchester spent ten years as a corporate tax planner, helping privately owned and publicly-traded companies structure their business operations and financial transactions. He ended his time in practice as an international tax attorney in the national tax office of PWC, where he advised both U.S. firms investing abroad and foreign firms investing in the U.S. He began his legal career as a law clerk for Chief Justice Robert N.C. Nix, Jr. of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Professor Winchester is a graduate of Yale Law School, where he was editor-in-chief of the Yale Law & Policy Review. He holds a B.A. from Princeton University in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

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Self-Study CPE Offered


Date OfferedMarch 1, 2021  CostFREE  Course Length1.5 hours  Subject AreaSpecialized Knowledge  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodSelf Study  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Other