Alexandre Dufresne is one of the best tax lawyers in Canada, having been recognized as such annually by his peers since 2011. He also won the Leading Lawyers Under 40 award. A prolific leader, Alexandre was at the helm of the firm for 7 years; a period of great success and growth.
Alexandre sees himself foremost as a business advisor for his clients with whom he quickly establishes a relationship of trust. His practice in tax includes:
- Tax planning
- Flow-through shares and charitable donations
- Life insurance
- Tax litigation
- Voluntary disclosures
“Best Lawyers in Canada“: recognized as one of the best tax lawyers in Canada since 2011.
“Rising Stars Award – Leading Lawyers Under 40”: winner of this award in 2010. This recognition is awarded to lawyers under 40 years old in Canada who have greatly distinguished themselves.
“Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross Border Litigation Lawyers”: listed in this publication since 2009.
Managing shareholder of Spiegel Sohmer Inc. from 2011 to 2017. The firm did not hesitate to confer its leadership to Alexandre, the youngest managing shareholder/partner in the country. Alexandre dynamized and modernized the firm while providing significant financial success and growth.
Publications and Conferences
Lutte contre l’évasion fiscale – Le côté sombre du Fisc, La Presse (November 2013)
Flow-through transactions for donation purposes, Spiegel Sohmer blog (July 2014)
Le fisc de plus en plus pressé, TVA (August, 2013)
Montréal vs. Toronto et l’hyperactivité de l’Agence du revenu du Québec, Spiegel Sohmer blog (June 2013)
Faisons parler les leaders , ZSA.ca (January 2013)
Un nouveau boss pour Spiegel Sohmer, Droit-inc. (January 2012)
Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO)
Québec Film and Television Council (QFTC)
FAZZT Race Team (IndyCar): Special advisor
Barreau du Québec (1998)
Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF)
Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF)
Bachelor of Law with honours (LL.L), University of Ottawa (1997) (Dean’s list)