Alexander L. Reid advises tax-exempt organizations in planning, structuring, and transactional matters. He also represents taxpayers under audit, and helps organizations improve their governance and enhance their tax compliance. Alexander counsels taxpayers seeking administrative guidance from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and US Department of the Treasury, as well as on legislative matters with the US Congress. His tax-exempt clients include charities, foundations, colleges and universities, museums, and other nonprofit organizations.
Before joining Morgan Lewis, Alexander served as legislation counsel for the Joint Committee on Taxation of the US Congress, where he advised members of Congress and staff regarding tax policy. He also drafted legislation, hearing publications, and technical explanations of tax legislation. Prior to his work with the government, he was a senior associate in the tax practice of an international law firm. He has also served as a tax policy fellow at the Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy.
Alexander is the former chair of the tax-exempt organizations committee of the District of Columbia Bar and is former chair of the DC Bar Tax Section steering committee. He currently serves on the current developments committee of the ABA Tax Section exempt organizations committee and is the continuing legal education coordinator for the DC Bar Tax Section.
New York University School of Law, 2001, J.D.
New York University School of Law, 2002, LL.M.
Yale University, 1997, B.A., With Distinction
District of Columbia
Awards and Affiliations
Chair, Taxation Section, District of Columbia Bar
Co-chair, Important Developments Subcommittee, Section of Taxation Exempt Organizations Committee, American Bar Association