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Alexandra Brown

Awards & Recognition

Alexandra was the recipient of the 2019 Ontario Bar Association Award for Excellence in Taxation Law, an award created to recognize exceptional contributions and/or achievements by members of the OBA.

Alexandra is recognized as a leading tax litigator in the following ranking publications:

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2020 (Tax Litigation)

  • The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada 2020 (Litigation - Corporate Tax)

  • Who’s Who Legal 2019 - Corporate Tax (Controversy)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019 (Tax Law)

  • International Tax Review’s World Tax 2019 – Highly Regarded (Women in Tax)

  • International Tax Review’s World Tax 2019 – Highly Regarded (Tax Controversy)

  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2019 (Tax Litigation)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 (Most Frequently Recommended in Litigation - Corporate Tax)

  • The 2018 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada (Dispute Resolution)

  • International Tax Review's Tax Controversy Leaders 2018

  • International Tax Review's Women in Tax Leaders 2018

  • Who’s Who Legal Canada - Corporate Tax: Controversy

Professional Activities

Alexandra frequently speaks to professional groups, including the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Tax Executives Institute, The Advocates' Society and the Law Society of Ontario.

Alexandra is chair of the Tax Court of Canada's Bench and Bar Committee and a member of the Canada Revenue Agency Appeals Advisory Committee. She is also a member of the Canadian Petroleum Tax Society and the American Bar Association.

Alexandra is an active member of numerous organizations in the broader community including serving as a member of the board of directors of the Toronto Summer Music Festival. She is past president and chair of the board of Delisle Youth Services and a past member of the board and executive committee of the Toronto Foundation for Student Success and the Genesis Research Foundation.


M.A., University of Toronto - 1981
LL.B., University of Windsor - 1980
B.A. (Hon.), Queen's University - 1977

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