Alex E. Nakos

Alex E. Nakos

P 214-273-0570
F 214-273-0571

Practice Emphasis:

Alex counsels clients on wealth transfers, including estate and gift tax planning, charitable planning, retirement planning, estate and trust management, family asset management, fiduciary duties and business succession planning.  He also advises clients on general tax matters including corporation, partnership, LLC formation and operation; tax-deferred 1031 exchanges; federal and state tax planning; corporate tax issues including mergers, acquisitions, divisions and financing; executive compensation; private equity transactions; oil and gas tax; and FIRPTA tax.

Education and Professional Background:

New York University, L.L.M., Taxation, 1996
Cumberland School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1995
Texas A&M University, B.S., 1991

Honors and Awards:

Named a Best Lawyer in Dallas in Tax: Trusts & Estates, D Magazine, 2012, 2013, & 2017
Named a Texas Best Lawyers, Trusts & Estates, Best Lawyers, 2017
AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Named a Best Lawyer in America – Trusts and Estates Law


State Bar of Texas
New York State Bar


Member, Dallas Bar Association
Member, Dallas Estate Planning Council
Member, State Bar of Texas

Publications and Presentations:

 Author, West’s Texas Forms, Estate Planning
Author, Probate & Property, published by American Bar Association
Author and lecturer for Continuing Legal Education Programs, including State Bar of Texas – Advanced Estate Planning and Probate
Writing Editor, Cumberland Law Review