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Bracewell LLP

1251 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, 49TH FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10020-1100, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 508 6100
Fax:
Fax +1 212 508 6101
Email:
Web:
www.bracewell.com

Elizabeth McGinley

Tel:
Work +1.212.508.6173
Email:
Web:
www.bracewell.com/people/elizabeth-l-mcginley
Bracewell LLP

Work Department

Tax

Position

Elizabeth McGinley is the head of the firm's tax practice. She represents a variety of clients in the oil and gas and electric power industries, including private equity firms investing in oil and gas exploration, production and infrastructure. Her experience includes complex debt and equity financing, joint ventures and project finance, as well as experience with volumetric production payment (VPP) transactions. In addition, Elizabeth has experience in partnership and corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions and spin-off transactions.

Education

LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 1999; J.D., New York University School of Law, 1996; B.S., Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa, Lehigh University, 1990


United States: Tax

US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Bracewell LLP’s main sector strengths are in energy, finance, technology and tax-exempt, in relation to which the team advises on transactions, MLPs, investments, restructuring, project development and financing. Tax chair Elizabeth McGinley and Michele Alexander in New York advised Great Plains Energy on its $14bn stock-for-stock merger of equals agreement with Westar Energy. McGinley also acted for DCP Midstream regarding the tax planning for the $11bn MLP combination of all assets and debt of DCP Midstream with DCP Midstream Partners, while Alexander represented Hydro One during its $5.3bn acquisition of Avista. Another highlight was Houston-based Gregory Bopp’s work for client Kinder Morgan regarding a $1.3bn joint venture between its investment funds managed by EIG global Energy Partners and Elba Liquefaction Company. Castleton Commodities, Philips 66 and HPS Investment Partners are other active clients.

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