Michele Alexander resigns from Lowenstein Sandler to join Bracewell’s New York tax group
Bracewell LLP has announced that Michele J. Alexander has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner in the tax practice. Alexander counsels clients in mergers and acquisitions, securities and capital markets, funds and joint ventures, bankruptcy, real estate, and compensation matters.
“Michele’s experience will strengthen our already-fruitful tax practice,” said Bracewell Managing Partner Mark C. Evans. “Her expertise in diverse transactional matters will bring new insights to the firm, as well as invaluable advice to our clients.”
“We are excited to have Michele join us in the New York office,” said Elizabeth L. McGinley, leader of Bracewell’s tax practice. “Her breadth of expertise and depth of experience will provide tremendous value to clients in a variety of transactions. In Michele’s 20 years of practice, she has been a valued advisor, providing sophisticated yet practical tax advice, guided by her understanding of her clients’ business.”
Michele helps clients navigate complex tax issues while ensuring they meet their business goals. In her years of practice, Michele has counseled on an array of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and securities offerings, financings, joint ventures, and restructurings.
In recent years, Michele’s practice has evolved to include a strong focus on private equity and hedge funds and similar investment vehicles. Additionally, she is experienced in real estate investment trusts and the opportunities and challenges of using them to hold real estate in a tax-efficient matter, and often advises international clients on U.S. real estate investments.
Most recently a partner at Lowenstein Sandler LLP, Alexander received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude, and a B.A., magna cum laude, from The College of New Jersey. She has also worked at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.