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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

1717 MAIN STREET, SUITE 3700, DALLAS, TX 75201, USA
Tel:
Work +1 214 659 4400
Fax:
Fax +1 214 659 4401
Email:
Web:
www.andrewskurth.com

Thomas Popplewell

Tel:
Work +1.214.659.4480
Email:
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Work Department

Tax

Position

Partner

Career

Tom focuses on real estate income tax matters, structuring and implementation of U.S. and international asset securitization and mergers and acquisitions of corporations. He also advises clients on Texas taxes, and on federal income taxation issues and their impact on partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations, S corporations, real estate investment trusts, fund formations, hedging and other derivatives, bankruptcy matters, renewable energy, asset-backed and mortgage-backed securitization and REMICs. In these matters Tom often represents pension fund advisors, tax-exempt organizations, real estate investment trusts, private equity firms and hedge funds.

Member

  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association  
  • Member, Financial Transactions Committee of Tax Section
  • Member of Asset Securitization Subcommittee
  • Member, NAREIT

Education

  • JD, 1982, summa cum laude, University of Houston Law Center, Order of the Barons, Houston Law Review
  • Master of Accounting, 1975, Rice University
  • BS, 1974, magna cum laude, Chemical Engineering, Rice University


United States: Tax

US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP’s practice spanning Dallas, Houston and New York specializes in tax advice to energy and real estate clients, handling master limited partnership (MLP), trust and estate, and executive compensation work. Practice lead Thomas Ford acted for the underwriters in Hess Midstream Partners’ $390m IPO and, together with Allison Mantor, represented GSO as affiliate to Sanchez Energy in its $2.3bn purchase of Eagleford Shale assets in South Texas via a 50/50 joint venture with Blackstone Energy Partners. Robert McNamara and Angela Richards were active for NuStar Energy during its acquisition of Navigator Energy Services for $1.47bn, while Thomas Popplewell in Dallas advised Independent Bank Group on purchasing Carlile Bancshares for $434m. Six Flags is a notable client for New York-based Andrew Feiner. Terri Lacy is the key partner for personal tax planning, while Anthony Eppert handles executive compensation matters. Will Becker moved to Locke Lord LLP’s Dallas office in January 2018. Named attorneys are based in Houston except where otherwise indicated.

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