Allie Petrova is the founder and managing attorney of Petrova Law PLLC, a boutique law firm focused exclusively on tax and transactional matters. Clients benefit from Ms. Petrova’s acumen and experience in handling complex tax issues. In the tax controversy arena, Ms. Petrova counsels clients involved in civil examinations, administrative appeals, and tax collection matters. Allie dedicates a substantial portion of her practice to M&A transactions and negotiates complex business agreements.
Ms. Petrova is a frequent speaker at American Bar Association Tax Section meetings and has presented at the J. Nelson Young Tax Institute. In the media, Allie has been quoted in CNBC, MSN Money, The Huffington Post, The Street, Super Money, and the U.S. News and World Report.
Ms. Petrova is the current Chair of the American Bar Association’s Closely Held Businesses Committee. She was recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star and as Legal Elite by North Carolina Business Magazine in 2018-2021. In 2020, Ms. Petrova was also recognized by Best Lawyers in America and was awarded the Nolan Fellowship by the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation.
Previously, Allie advised private equity and Fortune 500 clients on acquisitions and reorganizations in the Transaction Tax (M&A) group of Ernst & Young at its New York headquarters and practiced with a transactional North Carolina law firm.
Allie Petrova is a member of the United States Tax Court Bar and the United States Supreme Court Bar. Allie earned her J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation degrees from the Georgetown University Law Center. She also holds a bilingual LL.M. degree in International Economic Law from The Sorbonne in Paris and has presented on tax law internationally.