- Corporate & Securities
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Private Equity
|Contact Info||Telephone: 415.655.1318|
|University ||Indiana University, B.A., with high distinction, 2003|
|Law School||Harvard Law School, J.D., 2006|
Alejandro Ruiz concentrates his practice on representing private equity funds, private companies, individuals and tax-exempt organizations in the tax aspects of complex domestic and cross-border transactions involving partnerships, corporations, and off-shore entities, including mergers, acquisitions, buyouts, recapitalizations, sales, investments, 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
· Cross-border transactions
· Debt and equity restructurings
· Partnerships and joint ventures
· Tax-exempt organizations
· Executive compensation
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
Awards & Recognition
· Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Northern California Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2012-2013
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
California Residency Rules Ensnare Unwary Taxpayers
Jeremiah Coder,G. Michelle Ferreira,Courtney A. Hopley,Bradley R. Marsh,Alejandro Ruiz, February 7, 2014
California’s reputation as hard-nosed when it comes to finding ways to creatively assert tax liability is well-justified. Nonresidents frequently find themselves in the California Franchise Tax Board’s (FTB) cross-hairs as susceptible targets for asserted tax liability based on a long...
San Francisco Gross Receipts Tax
G. Michelle Ferreira,Marvin A. Kirsner,Bradley R. Marsh,Alejandro Ruiz, January 17, 2014
In November 2012, San Francisco voters passed Proposition E, The Gross Receipts Tax and Business Registration Fees Ordinance (the Gross Receipts Tax). The changes went into effect on January 1, 2014, and it is important to be aware of the new tax and how it will affect your business. The measure is...
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