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Alexander Reid

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Alexander Reid is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's Tax Practice. Mr. Reid advises tax-exempt organizations of all varieties, including charities, foundations, colleges and universities, museums, and other nonprofit organizations. He assists clients in structuring philanthropic enterprises and collaborations with commercial entities to accomplish charitable objectives. He represents taxpayers under audit and helps organizations improve governance and enhance tax compliance. Mr. Reid also counsels taxpayers seeking administrative guidance from the Internal Revenue Service and Treasury Department as well as on legislative matters with the U.S. Congress. For more information, view Mr. Reid's biography at


Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Reid served as legislation counsel for the Joint Committee on Taxation, where he advised members of Congress and staff regarding tax policy and drafted legislation, hearing publications, and technical explanations of tax legislation. Before his time with the government, he was a senior associate in the tax practice of a prominent international law firm. He has also served at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Policy, as a tax policy fellow.


Chair, Taxation Section, District of Columbia Bar; Co-chair, Important Developments Subcommittee, Section of Taxation Exempt Organizations Committee, American Bar Association


New York University School of Law, 2002, LL.M.; New York University School of Law, 2001, J.D.; Yale University, 1997, B.A., With Distinction

United States: Finance

Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations)

Within: Next generation lawyers

Alexander Reid - Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Within: Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations)

The tax-exempt organizations (TEOs) practice at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, based in Washington DC, assists a number of large foundations across the gamut of operational matters. The team represents organizations such as colleges and universities, donor-advised funds, museums and cultural organizations and government instrumentalities. The team does a wide variety of work for its nonprofit clients; recent examples include advising a private foundation on PRIs and assisting another client with a wide range of tax compliance, policy and governance issues. Celia Roady heads the team and regularly advises private foundations and public charities on tax and operational issues, grants, investments, compliance and governance issues. Roady is supported by Alexander Reid, who is knowledgeable of tax policy, and Matthew Elkin.

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