Faculty Biography

Richard C. Pugh

Professor of Law Emeritus

  • JD 1958, Columbia University
  • BA 1953, Oxford University
  • AB 1951, Dartmouth College

Areas of Expertise

Professor Pugh teaches and writes in the areas of corporate tax, international tax, international law, international criminal law and human rights.

Professional Experience

Pugh was a Rhodes Scholar, a professor of law at Columbia University, a deputy assistant attorney general of the United States (tax division), and a senior partner in the New York office of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. He joined the USD School of Law faculty in 1989.

Honors and Affiliations

Pugh serves on the editorial advisory boards of the American Oxonian and the International Tax Journal. He is a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and a member of the American Law Institute. He was named a USD university professor in 1998.

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