Areas of Practice
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. in Taxation, 1981
  • Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1976; Editor, Washington University Law Quarterly, 1974–1976
  • Davidson College, B.A., 1973
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana, 1981
  • New York, 1978
Court Admissions
  • 5th Cir., 1989
  • Tax, 1982
Alex Trostorff
201 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70170-5100
504.582.8232 tel
504.589.8232 fax

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Alex Trostorff is a partner in the firm's Tax & Estates Practice Group. His practice primarily encompasses transactional work for corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and master limited partnerships, with an emphasis on international tax issues. He also represents clients in civil and criminal tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service. Mr. Trostorff is a Board-Certified Tax Specialist as certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization.

Prior to joining Jones Walker in 1980, Mr. Trostorff worked in the corporate branch of the National Office of the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C. He is a native of New York and a longtime resident of New Orleans.


  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the areas of Litigation and Controversy - Tax and Tax Law (listed annually since 1995)
  • Listed in the 2014 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers in the area of Tax (listed annually since 2007)
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell





  • American Bar Association (Member,  Section on Taxation; Member, Foreign Activities of U.S. Taxpayers and U.S. Activities of Foreigners & Tax Treaties, 1996 to date; Member, Committee on Natural Resources, 1981–1986; Member, Committee on Capital Recovery and Leasing, 1985; Vice-Chairman, Leasing Subcommittee, 1990–1992; Chairman, Leasing Subcommittee, 1988–1990; Member, ABA At-Risk Task Force, 1986–1992; Co-Chairman, New Orleans Internal Revenue Service Non-Filer Program Task Force, 1992–1994)
  • International Bar Associations (Member, Section on Business Law, Committee "N" Taxation)
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association (Member, Sections on International Law and Taxation, International Tax Committee)