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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: Tax

Not-for-profit (Fortune 1000 private foundations, and national trade associations and charities)

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Alexander Reid - Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Within: Not-for-profit (Fortune 1000 private foundations, and national trade associations and charities)

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has 'great depth of experience in advising a wide range of tax-exempt organizations', including major public charities and foundations, trade associations, colleges and universities, hospitals, museums, and low-income housing organizations. Based primarily in the firm's Washington DC office, the team is jointly led by Celia Roady, who provides 'wise and thoughtful advice on issues that extend beyond purely legal issues', Matthew Elkin, who has particular expertise in transactional matters, and San Francisco-based tax head Barton Bassett. The group's work for some of the world's largest foundations is demonstrative of its standing in the market, particularly when it comes to investment-related issues with for-profit companies. Moreover, its service covers the full range of matters, including tax compliance, corporate structuring, and governance. Alexander Reid is also recommended.

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