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Alison Maxwell

Alison Maxwell

DLA Piper



  • The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law (2005) J.D.
  • University of Akron (2002) B.S., International Business


  • California
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin

Alison Maxwell concentrates her practice in international tax with a focus on operational structuring, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and post-acquisition integration.

Alison has assisted a wide range of clients, from startups to multibillion-dollar multinationals, in structuring acquisitions, cross-border financing, integrating legal entities and ensuring that the final international structure can efficiently meet both US and foreign compliance requirements. She has advised on large-scale international merger and acquisition transactions.

Alison is a frequent speaker on international tax matters. She is also a member of the firm's Associate Evaluation Committee and head coach of her son's t ball team.


  • Global 101: what you need to know when considering international expansion, 27 Jun 2017
  • ''International Tax and Trade Policy Roundtable,'' held by Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle and DLA Piper (September 2015)


Prior to joining the firm, Alison worked in Deloitte Tax's San Francisco office, where she focused on international tax matters including tax planning, provision and compliance.


  • 40 Under 40 Honoree, 2016 Puget Sound Business Journal
  • Washington Rising Star - 2014, 2015 and 2016

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