Alison Helland, Murphy Desmond S.C.
Alison’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 Murphy Desmond, 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) and a member of the Latino Professionals Association (LPA). 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.