Alec V. Sauble Associate

Alec is an associate in the business tax group of McGuireWoods. His practice focuses on taxpayer disputes with federal, state, and local taxing jurisdictions.

Alec also advises tax-exempt organizations on federal tax and governance issues, including self-dealing, private benefit, excess benefit transactions, excess business holdings, required minimum distributions, and unrelated business tax rules.

Additionally, Alec advises clients on state unclaimed property laws, including statutory reporting requirements and exemptions. Alec also assists clients with the defense of audits by state unclaimed property departments and their contingent-fee auditors.

Alec received his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law and graduated cum laude from the University of Richmond School of Law. While in law school, Alec worked as an intern with the Community Tax Law Project and an extern with the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel.

  • Virginia
  • U.S. Tax Court

Recipient, CALI Excellence for the Future Award, State and Local Taxation Course, 2019

  • New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 2020
  • University of Richmond School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2019
  • Shippensburg University, BS, Mathematics, summa cum laude, 2015

Member, Virginia Bar Association, Tax Section

Member, American Bar Association, Tax Section

  • Panelist, "Representing Tax-Exempt Organizations – Filing a Form 1023 and Other Common Matters," ABA May Tax Meeting, May 5, 2023
  • Panelist, "The Hierarchy of Authority," Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization Annual Conference, March 14, 2023
  • Speaker, "Current Developments," 19th Annual Nonprofit Seminar: Lessons Learned, Opportunities Ahead – Planning Under Continuing Uncertainty, Richmond, September – October 2022
  • Moderator, "The Weight of Authorities: A Primer on IRS Administrative Guidance," ABA Midyear Tax Meeting, February 1, 2022
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