Andy Haile

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the Elon University School of Law and Associate Professor of Law
Elon University School of Law 107M
2005 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244 (336) 278-9213


Haile received his law degree from Stanford Law School in 2000, where he was a member of the Stanford Law Review and was awarded the Order of the Coif. He received his undergraduate degree in mathematics from Davidson College in 1994, where finished second in his class and was named to the college’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Employment History

Andy Haile joined the Elon Law faculty as a full-time member in June 2008. Prior to coming to the law school, Haile was a partner with the law firm of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, L.L.P, in the firm’s Greensboro office. While in practice, Haile represented clients in mergers and acquisitions as well as matters involving complex tax planning and tax litigation. He served as judicial clerk to Judge Frank W. Bullock, Jr., former chief judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina from 2000-2001.

Courses Taught

Haile teaches business and tax law classes. His primary areas of research include tax policy and state and local tax issues.



A Potential Game Changer in E-Commerce Legislation, State Tax Notes (March 11, 2013)

Sales Tax Exceptionalism, 4 Columbia Journal of Tax Law ___ (2013)

Landmark Settlements and Unintended Consequences, 44 University of Toledo Law Review 101 (2012) (co-author)

Affiliate Nexus in E-Commerce, 33 Cardozo Law Review 1803 (2012)

Constitutional Threats in the E-Commerce Jungle: Amazon, Use Taxes, and Forced Disclosure, 89 North Carolina Law Review 2011 (2011) (co-author)

Defending Colorado’s Use Tax Reporting Requirement, State Tax Notes (September 20, 2010)

How to Reform North Carolina’s Tax Code, State Tax Notes (December 20, 2010)

A Time for Action: Reforming the North Carolina Tax Code, 2010 North Carolina Law Review Addendum 1 (April 2010)

Sin Taxes: When the State Becomes the Sinner, 82 Temple Law Review 1041 (2009)

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