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Tracy J. Ahr


Tracy J. Ahr has an Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida. She holds a Juris Doctor, Master's in Business Administration, and Bachelor's Degree from the University of New Mexico.

She has practiced law in the areas of tax, employee benefits, and tribal benefits for over 20 years. The majority of Tracy's practice is devoted to designing, drafting, and providing consultation with respect to the operation and maintenance of employee benefit plans sponsored by Indian tribes and their entities. Tracy also provides consultation with respect to the design, maintenance and operation of private sector qualified retirement plans, multiple employer plans, self-funded insurance plans, and governmental plans, as well as non-qualified plan arrangements, with a primary focus on employee benefits’ tax and compliance issues.

Tracy also handles tax matters and estate planning, particularly for clients with a need for complex tax planning in conjunction with their estate plans. She represents clients, both businesses and individuals, in federal and state tax controversies and tax litigation. In addition to maintaining a busy law practice, Tracy enjoys running and spending time with her two children.

  • Admitted to the New Mexico State Bar, 1990
  • Admitted to the United States Tax Court, 1991
  • Admitted to the U.S. District Court, 1992
  • Admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals (10th Circuit), 1993
  • Member of the New Mexico State Bar
  • Credentialed Member of the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries
  • Included in Best Lawyers In America (tax and employee benefits law)
  • Appeared as a guest on Sky Radio Network’s America’s Most Influential Women In Business and the Law, topic Tribal Employee Benefit Plans
  • “AV” Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating. AV is the preeminent Peer Review Rating, achievable only after admission to the bar for at least ten years, indicating the highest level of legal ability and ethics.