LOS ANGELES, CA (August 1, 2019) – Venable LLP is pleased to announce that Justin D. Alt has joined the firm as counsel in the Tax and Wealth Planning Practice in Los Angeles. Mr. Alt is a trusts and estates attorney with a strong background in tax law.
Mr. Alt routinely represents estates and donors before the Internal Revenue Service in highly complex transfer tax controversies, drafts and prepares a wide range of estate planning documents, and advises on general business and tax planning strategies. He previously worked as an estate tax attorney at the IRS, where he performed reviews of estate and gift tax returns and negotiated with adverse parties to resolve controversies.
Michele M. Mulrooney, chair of the firm’s West Coast Tax and Wealth Planning Practice, said "Justin is a welcome addition to our team, and his experience will complement our growing practice."
Mitch Evall, partner-in-charge of the Los Angeles office, said, "Venable has established an extraordinary Tax and Wealth Planning presence in Los Angeles and across the nation. Justin will make a great addition to this team. His experience with and before the IRS will be an asset to clients and our practice as a whole. "
Commenting on his move to Venable, Mr. Alt said, "I’m excited to join such a highly regarded Tax and Wealth Planning practice and work with the many incredibly talented estate planning attorneys in Venable’s Los Angeles office. I’m eager to put my experience and background to practice to serve the firm’s clients. "
Mr. Alt received his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Washington School of Law in 2008, his J.D., cum laude, from Gonzaga University School of Law 2006, and his B.A. in Philosophy from Western Washington University in 2005.
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