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Baker Botts L.L.P.

910 LOUISIANA STREET, HOUSTON, TEXAS 77002-4995, USA
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Work +1 713 229 1234
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Fax +1 713 229 1522
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Derek Green

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Work +1 713 229 1695
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Baker Botts L.L.P.

Work Department

Tax / Income Tax

Position

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.

Languages

English

Member

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

Education

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


United States: Tax

International tax

Within: International tax

At Baker Botts L.L.P., Houston-based Richard Husseini and Derek Green are praised for their 'excellent leadership'. The practice is noted for its strength in energy and technology, where it often advises on cross-border transactions.  Green was part of a firmwide team advising McDermott International on its merger with Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, valued at $6bn; John Lobb and Rob Fowler also worked on the matter. Don Lonczak in Washington DC was part of a firmwide team advising AT&T Corp, a subsidiary of AT&T, Inc, on its sale of data center co-location operations and assets to Brookfield Infrastructure for $1.1bn; Eric Winwood in Dallas also worked on this matter.

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US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Baker Botts L.L.P.'s tax attorneys are ‘very experienced’ in M&A, SALT and capital markets transactions. The firm has particular strengths in the energy, oil and gas and technology sectors, where Derek Green and Jon Lobb, working with the corporate team in Dallas, advised McDermott International on its combination with Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, which included a three-to-one reverse stock split and a multibillion-dollar credit agreement. Richard Husseini is noted for providing ‘excellent, strategic and thorough advice’; he recently advised Chesapeake Energy Corporation on its agreement to acquire WildHorse Resource Development Corporation for $4bn. In Washington DC, ‘accomplished tax partner’ Tamar Stanley acted for CommerceHub in its cash acquisition by private equity firms GTCR and Sycamore Partners for approximately $1.1bn. Michael Bresson and Robert Phillpott are also of note. Jeff Munk departed for an in-house position at Cellfire. All partners are based in Houston.

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