Ali Andrews

Special Counsel

Ali Andrews

Houston

P: +1.713.229.1533
F: +1.713.229.2833

Ali is an experienced tax attorney and litigator, most recently serving as Chief of the Tax Litigation Division of the Office of the Texas Attorney General. In that position, Ali managed all state tax and unemployment litigation for the State of Texas, advised the Comptroller of Public Accounts and the Texas Workforce Commission on issues including litigation, policy, rulemaking and legislation, and represented Texas in dealings with other states. She has litigated cases before state and federal courts at all stages from trial to the Texas Supreme Court.

Issues in cases Ali has litigated include: sales and use, franchise, mixed-beverage, tobacco, and unemployment taxes; worker classification; freedom of expression, due process, equal protection, equal taxation, standing, federal preemption and other constitutional issues; successor and officer liability; administrative procedure and rule challenges; trial and appellate procedure; sovereign immunity and other issues concerning subject-matter jurisdiction.

Before shifting her focus to tax, Ali litigated in other substantive areas including primarily unemployment benefits as well as breach of contract, probate, and family law. She also decided administrative appeals as a Hearing Officer for the Texas Workforce Commission.

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