Alexander Anderson Joins O’Melveny’s Tax, Restructuring Practices

October 04, 2017


NEW YORK–October 4, 2017–Alexander Anderson is joining O’Melveny as a Tax partner. He will reside in the firm’s New York office and work closely with O’Melveny’s award-winning Restructuring Practice.

Anderson’s practice is focused on US federal and state income tax law, with an emphasis on bankruptcy and financial restructuring transactions, mergers & acquisitions, financing transactions, investment funds, cross-border tax planning, securities offerings, investment fund structuring, aviation and equipment finance, and inbound and outbound investment structures. Anderson is recognized by Chambers USA and The Legal 500 United States as a leading tax lawyer.

“Alex possesses deep and substantive tax experience that our clients involved in complicated deals and financing transactions will find crucial to getting the results they want,” said Bradley J. Butwin, chair of O’Melveny. “In addition to being a great lawyer, Alex is a great person, widely admired for working with low-income and vulnerable people, protecting the arts and parklands, and raising money for education initiatives.”

Anderson dedicates significant time to pro bono matters and has been recognized by the New York State Bar Association as an “Empire State Counsel” for his commitment to pro bono legal work. He also is a regular participant in the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts program and has counseled numerous artists, playwrights, filmmakers, and musicians on a pro bono basis in support of their for-profit and not-for-profit entity formations, conflict-of-interest policies, and applications for tax-exempt status.

Anderson earned an economics degree from Boston College in 1996 and a JD from the University of Michigan in 1999.

“I’m excited to join O’Melveny’s diverse and incredibly active transactions practice, where my broad-based experience will serve clients across a number of industries,” Anderson said.

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