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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

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Angela Richards

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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

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Angela's practice includes experience in various federal income tax matters with an emphasis on domestic business transaction planning. She has significant experience advising publicly-traded partnerships (MLPs) on capital formation, acquisition and recapitalization activities and has served as tax counsel to both issuers and underwriters in connection with numerous MLP initial public and follow-on offerings. Angela also advises clients on federal income tax issues in mergers and acquisitions, including tax-free reorganizations.


  • JD, 2004, magna cum laude, University of Houston Law Center
  • BS, 2000, Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

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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