Alexis L. Hailpern is Counsel in the Financial Services industry group, focusing primarily on commercial transactions and tax controversy litigation. She practices out of the Firm's office in Denver, Colorado.
Alexis’ practice centers on the representation of businesses and business owners in forming business entities, reviewing and drafting of business documents, and representation in financing transactions. She also provides counsel regarding election law, government affairs, and campaign finance.
Alexis also represents business and individual taxpayers before the IRS, state, and local taxing authorities in tax controversy cases. Alexis practices in the United States Tax Court. She has vast experience with offers in compromise, payroll tax issues, excise tax issues, innocent spouse relief, penalty abatements, trust fund recovery penalty, installment agreements, under-reporting issues, and disclosures, as well as audits. In addition, she has experience with expert witness testimony.
One of Alexis’ greatest passions is serving not-for-profit organizations as an advisor, attorney, and occasional board member. Alexis has helped countless not-for-profit organizations in the areas of formation, obtaining not-for-profit status with the IRS, fundraising, and tax compliance.
Alexis is a proud Coloradan as she can trace her family roots back to when Colorado was Kansas Territory. As a 5th generation Denverite, Alexis loves everything that Colorado has to offer. When she isn’t at the office, Alexis enjoys community service, reading, golf, spending time in the Rocky Mountains, keeping track of the Supreme Court and, of course, being with her family.