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Alice is an associate in the firm’s Tax & Business Planning Group. Alice’s practice focuses on a broad range of federal and international tax issues. She advises publicly traded and private companies including real estate investment trusts (“REITs”) on business formations, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, loan agreements, and public and private debt/equity offerings. In addition, she represents individual and corporate clients in structuring business and tax solutions to meet their personalized needs. Alice has also practiced in the Firm’s commercial Real Estate Group.

Prior to joining Barack Ferrazzano, she was a legal intern at a publicly traded international technology services corporation where she handled intellectual property matters, assisted in the development of a corporate security takeover defense manual, and advised the Board in challenged director decisions. Prior to attending law school, she created and taught an AP English curriculum to urban youth and led a college readiness seminar team for Teach for America. In addition, as a Yale-China fellow, she interned at the United Nations Children's Fund in Beijing, China, where she researched, analyzed, and presented international models of child protection and related laws to leaders of the HIV/AIDS, Protection and Policy departments to assist in establishing a child welfare system.

During the summer of 2014, Alice was a Public Interest Law Initiative graduate fellow at The Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights and was sponsored by the Firm. She continues to represent asylum seekers in her pro bono work.

Representative Experience

Activities & Honors

  • Selected, Real Estate Law, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (2021-2022)
  • Co-Coordinator, Chicago Bar Association's Federal Taxation, Young Lawyer's Subdivision
  • General Counsel, Chicago Tech Academy
  • Ambassador, Legal Aid Chicago
  • Host Family, Safe Families for Children
  • Benevolence Fund Director, The Painted Door Church (2018-2020)
  • CBA Federal Tax Section Award for Academic Achievement in Taxation (2014)
  • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Graduate Fellow, Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights (2014)
  • Associate Editor, Northwestern University Law Review (2013-2014)
  • Northwestern Law Scholars Program (2012-2014)
  • President, Real Estate & Estates and Trusts, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (2012-2013)
  • Memorandum Contributor to UN Special Expert Professor David Scheffer, Khmer Rouge Trials (2011-2012)
  • Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy Fellow (2007-2009)
  • Yale Alumni Interviewer for College Admissions

Speaking Engagements & Presentations

Articles & Publications




Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2014

Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, LLM, with honors, 2014

University of Pennsylvania, Masters of Education (Urban Education), 2011

Yale University, B.A. in Sociology (International Studies), with distinction, 2009

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of Illinois
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