Alicia M. Went

Tel 215.864.8154
Fax 215.864.8999

Alicia M. Went advises clients on a wide range of tax issues, including the organization, operation, and reorganization of partnerships, corporations, and tax-exempt entities. Alicia has represented numerous Community Development Entities in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) transactions. She has also represented investors in Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) transactions. Alicia regularly counsels clients on tax controversy matters, including audits, potential penalties and voluntary disclosures.

Prior to joining the firm, Alicia was a senior tax associate at a "Big Four" accounting firm. In this capacity, she worked with Fortune 500 companies and sophisticated partnerships, across a wide range of industries, in tax preparation and consulting matters.

Pro Bono Experience

Alicia maintains an active pro bono practice, including assisting 501(c)(3) entities in obtaining and maintaining federal tax exemption and other state and local tax benefits and working with the Pennsylvania Innocence Project.

Community Activities

Volunteer Income Tax Assistant, Campaign for Working Families, Philadelphia

Recognitions and Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch," – Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Tax Law (Philadelphia), 2021

New York University School of Law (LL.M., taxation, 2019)

Temple University Beasley School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2013)
Joseph W. Price III Memorial Award, for outstanding achievement in the law of taxation

Pennsylvania State University (B.A. 2010)

New Jersey