Alex Farr - McDermott Will & Emery


Alex Farr focuses his practice on federal income and international tax planning for partnerships, corporations, and individuals related to complex domestic and international business transactions across a variety of industries, including the technology, healthcare, real estate and energy sectors.

Alex advises private equity funds, portfolio companies and public companies with respect to strategic mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations. He also has significant experience with investment fund formation and structuring matters, advising both fund sponsors and limited partner investors.


  • Advised Advent International Corporation in its acquisition of a 45% stake in Conservice, LLC*
  • Advised Aleph Capital and Crestview in its investment in Framestore, and in Framestore’s merger with Company 3 and Method, Inc. following Company 3 and Method’s carve-out from Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc.*
  • Advised American Securities in its acquisition of CPM Holdings Inc.*

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  • Legal 500 US, 2022
  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018 to present


  • Dallas Bar Association Tax Section, Tax Council, member
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyer, Pro Bono Partners Committee, co-chair
  • Dallas Bar Foundation, fellow
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation, fellow


New York University School of Law, LLM, 2012
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 2011
Boston University, BS, magna cum laude, 2008