Alexandra Gerson

Adjunct Professor


Seattle University School of Law
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122-1090


BS, Michigan State University, Human Biology, 2005
JD, Seattle University School of Law, cum laude, 2010


Alexandra ("Xan") Gerson is the founding member of Metis Estate Planning PLLC where her practice focuses on all aspects of estate planning, with an emphasis on the estate, income, and generation skipping transfer tax issues. Xan is a frequent speaker and has spoken to attorneys, clients, and wealth advisors on a number of issues ranging from the basics of estate planning to the comprehensive tax planning for high net worth clients.

Xan has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine and a Five Star Financial Services Professional. She has also been quoted in several publications, including MarketWatch, AARP Magazine, and the New York Times. Xan currently sits on the planned giving board for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute and the University of Washington, and is a former board member of PCC Farmland Trust.