Alexander C. Winkle (“Alex”), JD, LLM joined SLG in July 2016. Alex earned his JD and LLM in Taxation from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. Prior to law school, Alex completed his undergraduate studies achieving a BA in Political Science and BFA in Film Production with an emphasis in Cinematography from Chapman University.
Alex's work experience in tax and legal areas includes clerking for the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, appearing in United States Tax Court, drafting responsive pleadings submitted to the California Franchise Tax Board, and representing taxpayer clients before the California Board of Equalization. Alex also clerked for an estate and business planning law firm in southern California and served as a judicial extern for the honorable Judge Victoria S. Kaufman, United States Bankruptcy Court.
Among Alex's diverse interests and experiences are learning new languages and the performing arts. Currently, Alex speaks intermediate level Spanish and Japanese. Alex worked backstage in technical theater as a stagehand for ten years while completing his education. Some of his favorite shows that he has worked on include Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Les Miserables, Romeo and Juliet, and the 2012 national tour of Peter Pan starring actress and former Olympic gymnast Cathy Rigby.