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    Alex Wu advises business entities and individuals on a broad range of federal, state, and international tax planning and controversy matters. A native of Los Angeles, he received his undergraduate degree in computer science from Harvard College, graduate degrees in political science from Columbia University, and his law degree from Yale Law School.

    Prior to joining Wood LLP, Alex was a tax associate with large international law firms in New York and California. His experience includes advising public and private clients on tax issues arising in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, real estate investment trusts, and real estate mortgage investment conduits. He has structured and advised private equity funds, and been involved in restructurings, bankruptcies, and capital markets transactions. Alex also served as a fellow at UCLA’s School of Law, where he taught courses on U.S. International Taxation and Tax Policy.

    Member, State Bar of New York, 2011

    Member, State Bar of California, 2015
    Yale Law School, J.D., 2010

    Executive Editor, Yale Journal on Regulation

    Columbia University, M.Phil., Political Science, 2007

    Columbia University, M.A., Political Science, 2005

    Harvard College, A.B., Computer Science, 2004
    PLI on Federal Tax Aspects of M&A, Vol. 25, No. 8, The M&A Tax Report (March 2017), p. 7.

    U.S. International Taxation in Comparison With Other Regulatory Regimes, 33 Va. Tax Rev. 169 (2013).

    Using a Partnership Merger To Avoid a Technical Termination, 28 Tax Mgmt. Real Estate J. 250 (2012).

    Note, Motivating Disclosure by a Debtor in Bankruptcy: The Bankruptcy Code, Intellectual Property, and Fiduciary Duties, 26 Yale J. on Reg. 481 (2009).