Alex focuses his practice on counseling clients on complex real estate investments revitalizing commercial and residential properties in low-income communities. He has advised institutional investors and developers on optimal structuring for dozens of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit transactions with millions of dollars invested in financing affordable housing projects across the country. Alex has also represented developers on multiple New Markets Tax Credit transactions developing commercial properties located in low-income communities throughout the Midwest. He has served as chief counsel for a local community development financial institution where he advised the organization on transaction structuring and litigation-related matters.
Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, Alex led JPMorgan Chase’s philanthropy in Ohio, Kentucky and West Michigan, where he oversaw charitable investments in four priority areas: inclusive entrepreneurship, workforce development, affordable housing, and financial health and asset building. Among his many accomplishments in this role, Alex was responsible for launching a partnership between a children’s hospital and a community development corporation resulting in 250 affordable rental housing units in a quickly gentrifying neighborhood.
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2013
Davidson College, B.A., History, 2007
Ohio Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, Board Member, 2019