Alex Anderson is a creative and commercially sophisticated tax lawyer nationally recognized for his work tackling US federal income tax issues in complex matters ranging from private equity-sponsored transactions to bankruptcies and restructurings, capital-raising transactions, and specialized aviation financings and securitizations across esoteric asset classes.
Alex is a trusted advisor to some of the nation’s most active corporations, alternative investment funds, investment banks, financial advisors, and ultra-high network individuals.
His practice includes:
- Structuring and executing strategic and private equity mergers and acquisitions, including planning for the integration of target businesses;
- Debtor- and creditor-side bankruptcy and financial restructuring transactions, both in and out of Chapter 11;
- Debt and equity securities offerings;
- Secured and unsecured financing transactions;
- Aviation and equipment finance transactions for lessors, lenders, airlines, trustees, and investors;
Securitizations across an array of asset classes, including leased aircraft and engines, interests in music and film, and oil and gas interests;
- Alternative investment fund formation and planning for fund managers and their investors; and
- Entertainment, sports, and media transactions.
Financial reporting publications and other financial and legal press frequently call on Alex for comment on developments in the US federal income tax arena; he also regularly authors articles and client alerts on timely issues germane to his clients’ interests. He is also a frequent speaker at tax, financial services, and investment conferences and has lectured on US federal income tax matters at the University of Michigan Law School. Alex has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading tax lawyers by Chambers USA and The Legal 500 US.
Alex dedicates a significant portion of his practice to pro bono matters, particularly in support of the arts, education, voting rights, and vulnerable and low-income individuals, and has been named an “Empire State Counsel” by the New York State Bar Association for his commitment to such work. In addition, he has been pro bono counsel to artists, playwrights, filmmakers, musicians, and small and micro-business owners and entrepreneurs in support of their for-profit and not-for-profit entity formations, conflict-of-interest policies, and applications for tax-exempt status.