- J.D., Duke University, 1971
- M.B.A University of Michigan 1967
- A.B. (Economics) University of Michigan 1966
Gail Richmond joined the College of Law faculty in January 1979. She became a professor emerita in 2014. Her primary teaching and research focus is federal taxation; her secondary focus is family wealth transfers, especially through wills or intestacy.
She is the co-author of Federal Tax Research: A Guide to Materials and Techniques (Foundation Press, 10th ed. 2018), co-author of Mastering Corporate Tax (Carolina Academic Press, 2d ed. 2017), co-author of Mastering Income Tax (Carolina Academic Press, 2014), co-author of Mastering Trusts and Estates (Carolina Academic Press, 2016), and co-author of Florida Wills, Trusts, and Estates: Cases and Materials (Carolina Academic Press, 3d ed. 2016).
She served as the supervising editor of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation NewsQuarterly, as chair of its Individual Income Taxation Committee, as chair of its Individual AMT Task Force, and as a member of its Nominating Committee. She is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and served several terms as the secretary/corporate compliance officer of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools. She was a member of the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar's Data Policy and Collection Committee from 2009 through 2015. She was a visiting faculty member at Stetson University College of Law in fall 2015, fall 2016, and spring 2018.