Alexis L. Hailpern is Counsel in the Financial Services industry group, focusing primarily on tax. She practices out of the Firm's office in Denver, Colorado.
Alexis has diverse experience in tax controversy, not-for-profit formation and compliance, as well as business law. She handles breach of contract matters, construction disputes, election law issues, and often represents borrowers in large financing transactions. 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.