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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)

Practice Areas

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
  • Missouri
  • US Tax Court
  • Missouri Supreme Court

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Represents employees in multiple pension plan lawsuits claiming that employers used outdated mortality tables, some 50 years old, to improperly calculate pension benefits
  • Settled a lawsuit against Franklin Templeton for $26 million where the plaintiffs alleged that Franklin Templeton stuffed its own employee 401(k) plan with Franklin Templeton mutual funds

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