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Attorney

Alexandra L. Serber

Overview

Alex Serber lives and breathes the tax code. Alex dedicates her uniquely broad tax practice to providing strategic and pro-active counsel to her clients, including advocacy and resolution of tax controversies, structuring transactions, entity choice and formation, mergers and acquisitions, financial restructurings, and bankruptcies/reorganizations. For non-profit organizations, she also deftly guides her clients through strategic compliance, operational advice, and other complicated tax matters. In short, Alex uses her passion for tax law to benefit her corporate and individual clients.

In addition, Alex finds ways to help clients take advantage of new and noteworthy changes in tax laws that can be financially advantageous, such as the complex structuring of Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds or structuring multi-tiered entities to maximize tax advantages. She counsels companies on qualifying and selecting the most appropriate Federal and State tax credits. Alex takes a proactive approach in structuring deals to minimize tax implications for companies as well as assisting clients when the IRS or State authorities believe there are compliance issues.

Alex also assists her clients as she views their circumstances not only through the lens of a tax attorney, but also as a litigator, where she handles multimillion-dollar litigation matters for diverse clients, including governmental entities and private class action plaintiffs.

Government Service / Previous Employment

  • Extern, Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service (2016)
  • Extern, Missouri Supreme Court (2015)

Education

L.L.M. Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center, 2019

J.D., University of Missouri - School of Law, 2017, Founding Editor-In-Chief, Business, Entrepreneurship & Tax Law Review

B.A., Liberty University, 2014, magna cum laude

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Missouri
  • US Tax Court
  • Missouri Supreme Court

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Advised an estate on DC estate tax burden and bad debt deduction
  • Advised gaming enterprises on tax structure and possible use of New Market Tax Credits and Opportunity Zone enhanced financing
  • Structured and executed the first Qualified Opportunity Zone project in West Virginia
  • Restructured a phantom equity agreement to be in compliance with 409A
  • Advised a Missouri non-profit on IRS and local tax compliance
  • Advised DC non-profit on potential unrelated business taxable income
  • Advised clients on tax implications of domestic and international organizations

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