Alejandro Ruiz

San Francisco,  CA  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
Contact InfoTelephone: 415.655.1318
Fax: 415.707.2010
University Indiana University, B.A., with high distinction, 2003
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., 2006
Admitted2006, California

Professional & Community Involvement

•Mentor, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), Success in Law School Mentoring Program, 2013

•Instructor, Street Law Inc., Corporate Legal Diversity Pipeline Program, 2009-2013


Alejandro Ruiz concentrates his practice on representing private equity funds, private and public companies, real estate funds, real estate investment trusts, individuals and tax-exempt organizations in the tax aspects of complex domestic and cross-border transactions involving partnerships, corporations, REITs and off-shore entities, including mergers, acquisitions, buyouts, recapitalizations, securities offerings, debt and equity restructurings, and entity formations.

Alex is experienced advising clients regarding the tax aspects of executive compensation plans, management co-investments and incentive equity compensation, as well as drafting equity purchase and profits interest agreements, stock option plans, and complex bonus arrangements.

He advises clients regarding the formation of nonprofit organizations and obtaining tax exemptions. He also provides on-going counsel to such organizations regarding compliance and best practices.

Areas of Concentration

•Partnerships and joint ventures
• Transaction structuring
• Tax-exempt organizations
• Executive compensation

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Northern California Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2012-2014

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

07.08.14 15 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Included in 2014 Edition of Northern California Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

02.21.14 Greenberg Traurig Completes Employee Stock Ownership Plan Transaction for Martin Resource Management Corporation


09.09.14 Agreement Reached to Expand California Tax Incentives for Film Production

04.30.14 Comprehensive Tax Reform Proposal Puts Carried Interest Back on the Table

02.04.14 California Residency Rules Ensnare Unwary Taxpayers

01.17.14 San Francisco Gross Receipts Tax

Articles, Publications, & Lectures
•Co-Author, Comprehensive Tax Reform Proposal Puts Carried Interest Back on the Table, Taxnet Pro, Thomson Reuters, April 30, 2014


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Agreement Reached to Expand California Tax Incentives for Film Production
Jeremiah Coder,Alejandro Ruiz, September 12, 2014
The State of California has finalized language to approve a tripling of funds designated for film tax credits in an effort to reinvigorate filming and media production within the state.
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Alejandro Ruiz

4 Embarcadero Center, Suite 3000
San FranciscoCA 94111-5983


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