Jacob L. Kaplan

Jacob L. Kaplan

Alston & Bird LLP, Senior Associate

Atlanta, Georgia

Jake develops personalized strategies that minimize taxes for his clients and their businesses. His efficient approach guides families, health care systems, and other tax exempt organizations through the nuanced tax laws and regulations that govern them. Jake Kaplan is a senior associate with Alston & Bird’s Wealth Planning and Exempt Organizations Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, exempt organizations, New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) financings, health care restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, and federal taxation. Jake draws on his rich and varied experiences to benefit a diverse group of clients whose needs often overlap across Jake’s areas of expertise. He advises individuals, families, and fiduciaries on tax issues, estate planning strategies, philanthropic plans, and estate administration procedures and best practices. Jake counsels exempt organizations on myriad specialized tax, governance, formation, and operational issues. He represents hospitals, schools, other exempt organizations, and community development entities in federal NMTC financings that help non-profits fund important real estate redevelopment projects. He also counsels health care clients on a range of tax and governance issues, with significant experience designing and implementing organizational structures for such clients in M&A transactions and internal restructurings. Jake has been listed three times in “Ones to Watch” by The Best Lawyers in America© for Trusts & Estates Law and twice as an “Associate to Watch” by Chambers HNW in Private Wealth Law. Jake earned his J.D. and M.B.A., with high honors, from Emory University, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served on the executive board of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal.

Experience

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Alston & Bird LLP
Senior Associate
∼ Present
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