Alexandra Minkovich is a partner in Baker McKenzie's North American Tax Practice. She has over a decade of experience handling a variety of tax, tax controversy and legislative issues. She also brings significant experience representing clients with respect to domestic tax issues, including advising financial institutions, and is well versed in administrative law. Immediately prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Minkovich served as Associate Tax Legislative Counsel with the U.S. Department of Treasury, Office of Tax Policy. In that role, Ms. Minkovich advised the Assistant Secretary (Tax Policy) and General Counsel regarding tax policy considerations in regulations and Internal Revenue Bulletin guidance, provided advice on tax legislative proposals, and provided litigation advice regarding the validity of Treasury and IRS guidance. She also provided technical comments on tax legislation to the Senate Committee on Finance and the House Ways & Means Committee, as well as to individual members’ offices.
Ms. Minkovich's practice focuses on tax policy and tax controversy matters. In her policy practice, Ms. Minkovich advises clients on all aspects of tax policy, including developing legislative and regulatory strategies, advocating before the Hill, Treasury, and the IRS, and drafting position papers and comment letters. Ms. Minkovich has been involved in tax controversies at all stages, from audit and administrative appeals to litigation.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- American Bar Association - Tax Section
- New York Bar Association - Tax Section
- New York (2005)
- New York~North America (2005)
- New York University School of Law (Master of Laws LL.M. Taxation) (2009)
- Columbia Law School (J.D.) (2004)
- University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude) (2001)
Author, "Corporate Integration: Chairman Hatch’s Straightforward Approach to Tax Reform," Tax Executive: The Professional Journal of Tax Executives Institute, September-October 2016
Panelist, "The Administrative Procedure Act and IRS Guidance, Part II," American Bar Association, Court Procedure & Practice Committee, May 2014
Panelist, "Application of Administrative Law Principles to Treasury Regulations," American Bar Association, Court Procedure & Practice Committee, May 2013
Panelist, "From Madoff—Stanford: Representing Victims of Investor Fraud," American Bar Association, Court Procedure & Practice Committee, May 2009