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Baker Botts L.L.P.
TEXAS 77002-4995
United States

Work Department

Tax / Income Tax


Derek Green focuses on federal income tax matters. His practice includes cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions, international joint ventures and securities offerings. He also handles tax planning for companies in the United States and other countries, including internal restructuring for optimal tax results.




State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, American Bar Association


J.D. (cum laude), Georgetown University Law Center, 1999, Articles Editor, Georgetown Law Journal; M.S., aerospace engineering, Texas A&M University, 1991; B.S., aerospace engineering, Texas A&M University, 1989, Sigma Gamma Tau

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > International tax

Baker Botts L.L.P.’s international tax practice advises on cross-border tax planning in the context of M&A, equity investments, joint ventures and project financings. The team has also acted as tax counsel in large bankruptcy proceedings. Contacts in the Houston office include Jon Lobb, Ron Scharnberg and Derek Green, the last of whom has been handling multibillion-dollar restructurings in the oil and gas sector. Practice chair Richard Husseini, also based in Houston, is rated for his expertise in handling high-value sale and purchase agreements for global players in the energy sector.

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

Boasting an exceptional reputation in Houston, Baker Botts L.L.P. is well placed to handle the tax aspects of a huge range of deals in the energy sector; both conventional and renewable. Led by department chair Richard Husseini and deputy chair Derek Green, the team regularly handles major M&A transactions, debt financings, private equity investments and reattributions. It has also developed experience in bankruptcies and restructurings are also a core strength. Husseini has broad expertise in federal tax planning, while Green is noted in particular for his work in the energy sector, particularly in the area of oil and gas. Energy capital markets lead Michael Bresson and Dallas office head Steve Marcus are also recommended.