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
Awards & Recognition
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Northern California Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2012-2015
Associated News & Events
07.09.15 16 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Included in 2015 Edition of Northern California Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
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
01.13.16 New Tax Legislation Enhances Investments in U.S. Real Estate and REITs
08.03.15 IRS Proposes Regulations Regarding Disguised Payments for Services from Partnerships
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