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Spencer Fane Continues Expansion of Tax Practice, Adds Partner to Tampa Office

January 29, 2024

Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce Nick Alman joined the Tax, Trusts, & Estates practice group as a partner in the firm’s Tampa office.

Alman provides creative and collaborative legal counsel related to tax planning and associated controversies, facilitating definitive resolutions that achieve desired outcomes in an efficient manner. He routinely represents businesses and individuals in complex federal and international tax matters with a broad-ranging private practice that covers all facets of the dispute resolution process, including audits, appeals, and litigation.

In addition, Alman previously served as a senior attorney at the IRS Office of the Chief Counsel, where he drafted technical advice memoranda and private letter rulings, provided technical advice regarding tax litigation, and was a member of the cryptocurrency working group. He also brings in-house tax planning experience from a multinational energy company in Houston.

“Nick brings a unique combination of experience beneficial to our growing client base,” said Kirby McDonough, Office Managing Partner for Spencer Fane in Tampa. “Spencer Fane continues to see an increased need for counsel on complex tax and estate planning matters, and we maintain a commitment to strategically placing resources beneficial to efficient legal services.”

Alman completed his undergraduate studies at the Rochester Institute of Technology and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law. Prior to entering private practice, he clerked for the Hon. Alan G. Lance, Sr. in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and served as a combat parachute infantryman in the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, serving multiple tours in the Iraq War.