Andy Haile, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor of law
(336) 279-9213, ahaile@elon.edu

Andy HaileAndy 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.

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.

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

Curriculum Vitae


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

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

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)


Haile coauthors State Tax Notes article on e-commerce taxation

Elon Law Professor Andy Haile provides analysis of Colorado’s “Amazon” law

Scott Gaylord and Andy Haile publish article in the North Carolina Law Review

Andy Haile compares responses to state budget shortfalls at the J. Nelson Young Tax Institute

Andy Haile’s research on sin taxes published in Temple Law Review

Andy Haile presents on tax law and policy at AALS

Andy Haile’s article recommending changes in N.C. tax code published in State Tax Notes

Article by Andy Haile in State Tax Notes defends Colorado law combating tax noncompliance on Internet purchases

Elon Law professors Haile and Molony continue “Business Law Developments” series in N.C. Bar Association publication

Andy Haile analyzes tax law related to e-commerce on WUNC radio’s The State of Things

Andy Haile scholarship on state tax policy published by North Carolina Law Review

Andy Haile presents testimony on sin taxes before Vermont tax commission

Elon Law debate on judicial selection featured in NC State Bar Journal

Andy Haile evaluates state tax reform proposals on WUNC radio

Andy Haile calls for reform of North Carolina's tax system in Business Journal column

Elon Law faculty at the forefront of judicial selection debate

Elon Law forum explores recent and future changes in North Carolina tax law

Elon Law representative added to North Carolina General Statutes Commission

Andrew Haile provides analysis of “Sin Taxes” for WUNC and WNPR radio

Elon Law’s Andy Haile evaluates proposed tax to cover N.C. budget deficit

Elon Law professors Haile and Molony continue “Business Law Developments” series in N.C. Bar Association’s quarterly publication

Elon Law professors Gaylord, Haile, and Woodlief call for judicial election reforms following Supreme Court ruling

Andrew Haile column in The Business Journal calls for clarity in North Carolina corporate tax system

Andy Haile and Tom Molony begin “Business Law Developments” series in N.C. Bar Association publication

Andy Haile assesses cap-and-trade proposal in Triad Business Journal

Elon Law students partner with Legal Aid of North Carolina to provide free tax assistance to Triad residents

Andrew Haile publishes article for the American Bar Association Supreme Court Preview

Related links:

Elon Law's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Clinic