Randall has a one-of-a-kind background in transfer pricing, having spent time in Big4, government (IRS APMA Program) as well as an international organization (World Bank Group) prior to joining DLA Piper. He therefore provides clients with broad perspective and the ability to provide big picture implications of policies and their impact on the US, developing countries, as well as across Europe.

Since joining DLA Piper, he has assisted a number of clients in operating model design and implementation globally, more than 25 bilateral advance pricing agreements and MAPs in 12 countries, financing structures, several large valuations of intangibles for cross border transfer, and defense-related strategies worldwide for a number of US and European-based multinationals.

As Head of the International Transfer Pricing at DLA Piper, Randall leads the cross jurisdictional transfer pricing practice outside the US.

Professional experience

  • Provides strategy and client representation on bilateral APAs in 12 countries, including the design and implementation of a global APA strategy for a client in the consumer goods industry
  • Called as an expert witness to provide written and oral testimony before a tribunal at the Netherlands Arbitration Institute on a case involving numerous transfer pricing issues
  • Forged new client relationships by providing innovative thinking, significant credibility based on past experience, multi-country coverage from a single point of contact, and a client first approach
  • As an IRS APA Team Leader, acted in a lead technical and negotiation role in a competent authority on several APAs with the potential for double taxation of more than US$1 billion
  • As an IRS Competent Authority Analyst, negotiated successful and principled transfer pricing MAP and APA case resolutions with foreign competent authorities in 10+ countries on a wide range of transfer pricing issues
  • Played a lead role in the development of APA programs and joint transfer pricing training alongside OECD in numerous developing countries while on secondment to the World Bank Group