Alexander Lee

Partner

I blend traditional methods with an unconventional approach to produce creative tax solutions for clients across all industries.

alexander.lee@cooley.com

Alexander Lee is the youngest practitioner to be recognized by Chambers Global and the Legal 500 International as one of the Nation's top 20 leading experts in International Tax (and one of the only two under the age of 50). He is described by clients as "very detailed in his descriptions and his explanations, very thorough, he anticipates the types of issues we need to be aware of."  In addition, Alexander is one of the youngest practitioners to be recognized as an expert in domestic corporate taxation by Chambers USA and Legal 500 USA (one of the few practitioners in the country that is ranked in both international taxation and domestic corporate taxation by these publications).

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Experience

  • Elliptic Closes $60 Million Series C Financing Round  

  • Meredith Agrees to Sell National Media Group to IAC’s Dotdash 

  • Elliptic Raises $60 Million Series C 

  • Genome Medical Closes $60 Million Series C Financing and Acquires GeneMatters 

  • Kredivo Agrees to SPAC Merger With VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings II 

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Education

  • New York University School of Law
    LLM, 1998

  • UCLA, School of Law
    JD, 1996

  • UC Santa Barbara
    BA, Psychology
    1992


Admissions & Credentials

California

Rankings & Accolades

    LACBA: Taxation Section – Dana Latham Memorial Award (2021)

    The Best Lawyers in America: Tax Law (2018 – 2019)

    Chambers USA: Tax (2011 – 2021)

    Chambers Global: Tax (2011 – 2020)

    Legal 500 US: US Taxes – Non-Contentious (2007 – 2020); Hall of Fame (2021)

    Legal 500 International: (2007 – 2019)

    Super Lawyers, Los Angeles Magazine: (2005 – 2020)

Taxplaining Video Series

Tax talk is a lot like a foreign language. You won't learn it in a day, but we can help you understand the basics enough to make good decisions about your company.

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