Attorney, BOARDMAN & CLARK LLP
“Alison Helland’s law practice focuses on assisting clients with business entity formation, contracts and negotiations, business sales and acquisitions, succession planning and estate planning. Additionally, she handles issues relating to federal and state tax, executive compensation and obtaining/maintaining tax-exempt status.
Prior to joining Boardman & Clark, Alison worked in public accounting, where she assisted clients — ranging from Fortune 50 companies to startups — in negotiating and obtaining federal, state and local tax credits and incentives.
Alison is a fluent Spanish speaker and writer, and volunteers her time with a number of community organizations. She is a member of the board of the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County (LCC). As part of her work with the LCC, Alison has taught courses in Spanish to small business owners on topic ranging from taxes to bookkeeping. She has appeared on the Madison Spanish radio station, La Movida, as a guest on the Mundo de Negocios program to discuss business incentives and general tax issues.
In 2016, Alison was named on the list of “Up and Coming Lawyers” by the Wisconsin Law Journal. “Up and Coming Lawyers” are chosen in part based on their impact in the legal profession and their determination in bettering the community and their firms.”