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Alexandra Minkovich

Of Counsel
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Admitted in New York only. Practice limited to matters and proceedings before US courts and federal agencies, and US legislative lobbying.

Biography

Alexandra Minkovich is a counsel in the North America Tax Practice Group in Baker McKenzie’s Washington, DC office. She has worked extensively on tax matters in the banking sector, including financial products, foreign tax credit generator transactions, and reportable transactions, among others. She most recently served as Associate Tax Legislative Counsel with the US 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, advised on tax legislative proposals, and provided litigation advice regarding the validity of Treasury and IRS guidance.

Practice Focus

Ms. Minkovich brings over a decade of experience to the Firm, and her practice focuses on tax controversy and tax policy matters. She has been involved in tax controversies at all stages, from audit and administrative appeals to litigation. She has represented clients with respect to domestic tax issues, including foreign tax credit generator transactions, total return swaps, and the valuation of closely-held businesses, with a particular focus on advising banks and financial institutions. Her tax policy experience is broad, and includes tax procedure and administration matters.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association - Tax Section
  • New York Bar Association - Tax Section

Admissions

  • New York (2005)
  • New York~North America (2005)

Education

  • New York University School of Law (Master of Laws LL.M. Taxation) (2009)
  • New York University School of Law (Master of Laws LL.M. Taxation) (2009)
  • Columbia Law School (J.D.) (2004)
  • Columbia Law School (Licencee) (2004)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude) (2001)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor's Degree magna cum laude) (2001)

Languages

  • English