Faculty member of Boston University School of Law & New York University School of Law
Richard Thompson Ainsworth, LLM, JD, BBA is an attorney with over 20 years academic, government, and private sector experience in all areas of taxation (State and Local, US Federal and International). He is currently Adjunct Faculty at the Boston University School of Law (Graduate Tax Program) and New York University School of Law (Graduate Tax Program). He teaches courses in VAT, Comparative Income Tax, US Transfer Pricing, and Comparative International Transfer Pricing. He was formerly the Deputy Director of the International Tax Program at Harvard Law School, Lecturer in Law at Harvard Law School, and an Adjunct Professor of Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government.
Richard is a Visiting Professor at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan and held a Fulbright Professor of Taxation (Kyoto and Kobe Universities, Japan) (1993). He was a Senior Litigation Attorney with the IRS, Office of Chief Counsel and served as the Legal Advisor to the Commissioner, NH Department of Revenue