Sarah Ma

Sarah Ma

Alston & Bird LLP

Recognized since 2023

Washington, District of Columbia

Practice Areas

Tax Law

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Sarah provides clients sophisticated tax advice across a broad range of federal, corporate, and partnership tax matters concerning both domestic and international transactions. She also advises clients on REIT-related tax, structuring, and compliance issues.

Sarah is co-leader of the firm’s REITs and Real Estate tax practice. Sarah concentrates on tax planning and advises on U.S. federal tax issues relating to real estate and structured finance transactions, including implications involving REIT formation and compliance, affordable housing tax credit deals and syndications, and asset-backed securitization structures. She also counsels real estate developer and investor clients on tax issues involving real estate acquisitions and joint ventures, opportunity zones, and federal housing tax credits.


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    950 F Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20004-1404

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Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America 2023 for work in:

  • Tax Law

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