Richard J. Roth, III, LL.M.

Richard J. Roth, III, LL.M.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC, LL.M. in Taxation, 2009
  • Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, J.D., 2008
  • Clemson University, B.S. in Accounting, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • South Carolina

Richard is the founder and managing member of the Roth Law Firm. He specializes in tax credit transactions, business law, estate planning, and successions. Richard began his career as a Certified Public Accountant in Charleston, South Carolina. After three years of practicing public accounting, he returned to his hometown of New Orleans to attend Tulane University Law School and start his law practice. Before opening Roth Law Firm, Richard was a partner in a boutique tax law firm in New Orleans. Richard annually serves as a guest lecturer at Tulane University Law School and serves on several non-profit committees throughout New Orleans.


  • Structuring tax credit transactions resulting in over $250 million in federal and state credits
  • Board Certified Tax Specialist
  • Administering both large and small successions and filing of federal estate tax returns
  • Advising on sales of both start-up and mature business and negotiating spinoffs of corporate subsidiaries
  • Advising clients on both large and small estate plans including Alaskan perpetual trusts and intentionally defective grantor trusts
  • Super Lawyer: Rising Star 2014-2017
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Kingsley House Board Member and President
  • Trinity Episcopal School Board of Trustees
  • Preservation Resource Center Board Member