Randy Herndon

  • served as Tax and Budget Counsel to Senate Finance Committee and Senate Budget Committee member Patrick J. Toomey (R-PA), contributing to the tax reconciliation instruction included in the FY 2018 budget resolution and to the development of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. 
  • was Policy Director and Tax Counsel to House Ways and Means Committee and House Budget Committee member James B. Renacci (R-OH). 
  • prior to his tenure on the Hill, worked in the U.S. & International Tax Group at McDermott Will & Emery LLP in Washington, DC.
  • also worked in the Tax, Trusts and Estates Group at a major Delaware law firm.
  • clerked for two federal judges: with Judge Mark Holmes on the U.S. Tax Court and with Judge Kent Jordan on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
  • prior to law school, was a certified public accountant for three years. 
  • is a member of the Washington D.C. bar and Delaware state bar (inactive), and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, and U.S. Tax Court.
  • holds a J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law, summa cum laude, and B.S. in Accounting from Messiah College, magna cum laude.