Justin D. Alt

Justin Alt is a trusts and estates attorney with a strong background in tax law. He 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. Justin 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.

Related Practices


Representative Matters

Government Experience

  • Estate Tax Attorney, Internal Revenue Service




  • LL.M. Taxation University of Washington School of Law 2008
  • J.D. cum laude Gonzaga University School of Law 2006
  • B.A. Philosophy Western Washington University 2003

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted in Washington Only; Practicing Under the Supervision of Venable Partners.

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, Tax Section, Washington State Bar Association
  • Adjunct professor, Tax LLM Program, University of Washington School of Law