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Alissa Gipson



University of Houston Law Center, LL.M., Taxation, 2017

University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2016

Texas A&M University, magna cum laude, President’s Endowed Scholar, B.A. Business Honors and Marketing, 2011


Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, 2022

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. Tax Court


Alissa Gipson is an Associate in the Tax Controversy and Tax Planning sections in the Houston office. Alissa is an honors graduate of Texas A&M University where she was a President's Endowed Scholar. She received her law degree and LL.M. from the University of Houston Law Center.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Houston Bar Association, Tax Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Tax Section
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Houston Lawyers Association
  • The Downtown Group
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Young Professionals Group
  • UHLC Black Law Alumni, Steering Committee
  • UHLC Pipeline Program, Mentor




Seminars & Presentations

  • A DIRE Need: Diversity, Inclusion, Retention and Engagement in Law Firms (this was a CLE hosted by Celesq AttorneysEd Center Partnership with Thomson Reuters/West LegalEdcenter  – with Jennifer Karpchuck and Diana Gomez)



  • Houston Business and Tax Law Journal, 2016, “Attempting to Reform the Use of Local Property Taxes to Finance Education: A Strategic Approach”
  • How to Even the Playing Field—Diversity, Inclusion and Retention in Law Firms (Legal Intelligencer)

  • The (Problematic) Road to Taxing Digital Advertising (Tax Notes)

  • Oracle USA Inc. v. Commissioner of Revenue: Statutory Construction and Commissioner’s Authority (Bloomberg Tax)