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Baker Botts L.L.P.

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Baker Botts L.L.P., Stephen Marcus, Dallas, USA

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Stephen Marcus

Work +1 214 953 6533
Baker Botts L.L.P.

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Tax / Income Tax / Tax Planning


Provides tax related structuring and counseling in connection with the formation of, investment in, and the acquisition and disposition of investments by, private equity funds, MLPs, REITs and corporations. Advises on (i) project acquisition and disposition by, and mergers, acquisitions, recapitalizations, formations, restructurings, roll-ups, and liquidations of, REITs, limited partnerships and other pass-through entities involved in the energy and real estate industries and (ii) corporate spin-offs, mergers and acquisitions.


Mr. Marcus has represented multinational corporations, publicly traded corporations and limited partnerships, venture capitalists and developers in connection with various taxable and tax-free venture formations, acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings, equity and debt offerings and other commercial transactions. Mr. Marcus is a certified public accountant.


State Bar of Texas


J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1986 Order of the Coif; B.B.A. (with high honors), accounting, The University of Texas, 1982

United States

Real estate

Within: Real estate

'Trusted advisor' Baker Botts L.L.P. advises domestic and international clients on commercial real estate developments, joint ventures, acquisitions and sales, financings and leasing transactions. Dallas-based Jeremy Gott recently took a lead role for Hunt Realty on the purchase of more than 2,500 acres of land in Texas for a mixed-use development. Paul Landen, who is based in Houston, advised key client Hines on the redevelopment of The Parks at Walter Reed, a 66-acre land development on the site of a former army medical base. Houston-based Kimberly Schlanger acted for Pinto Realty Partners on the negotiation of a joint venture with Pinpoint Commercial for the development of three multifamily projects in Houston, while San Francisco-based Patricia Stanton advised Hines on a multi-tier joint venture involving the $1.9bn development of a 200-acre site in San Diego, California. New York-based special counsel Brayton Dresser and Dallas-based Stephen Marcus are also recommended.

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