Pratt

Alyssa Pratt

Associate
Boston
Alyssa Pratt concentrates her practice in the areas of tax planning, tax advocacy, and fund formation. Alyssa represents a wide range of clients on domestic and international matters including corporations, private investment funds, hedge funds, and limited liability companies. Alyssa also regularly represents clients in IRS audits and in obtaining tax rulings from federal and state tax authorities.

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 2019
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 2019
  • Vassar College, B.A., 2013

Bar and Court Admissions

BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Massachusetts

Languages

  • Spanish

Experience

  • Purinomia Biotech, a biologicals and small molecule development company, in a $2.8 million Series A Preferred Stock financing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • Prior to law school, Alyssa worked for the Department of Inland Revenue in the Bahamas as a VAT Policy & Interpretations Officer where she drafted VAT Rules, VAT Rulings, and tax guidance notes for several industries

Honors & Involvement

HONORS
  • National Black Lawyers (NBL) Top 40 Under 40 Black Lawyers in Massachusetts (2022)
INVOLVEMENT
  • Foley Hoag Women Associates Affinity Group, Co-Chair
  • International Fiscal Association (Diversity & Inclusion Committee)
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association
  • Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys
  • Women’s Bar Association
  • Violinist (Member of the Bahamas National Symphony Orchestra)

Speaking Engagements

  • “M&A/ Cross Border Structuring – United States to Canada Investment,” International Fiscal Association, Joint Meeting of the U.S. and Canada Branches (February 2020)