Mr Todd Greenwalt > Bracewell LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Bracewell LLP
STE 2300
United States


Todd Greenwalt works with governmental entities and tax-exempt organizations, advising them with regard to tax-exempt financings and other business transactions, and resolving tax-exempt status issues. His clients include all types of state and local governmental entities, hospitals, other health care organizations, colleges and universities, charter schools, museums, arts organizations, community and economic development organizations, private foundations, advocacy groups and other charities. Todd provides federal income tax advice as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and borrower’s counsel in connection with tax-exempt financings and advises tax-exempt organizations on a wide-range of federal tax and state nonprofit law issues, including formation and application for tax-exempt status, unrelated business income tax, intermediate sanctions, IRS examinations, accountable care organizations and other health care-specific issues and structuring joint ventures to comply with IRS guidelines.


The University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, J.D., 1983; The University of Arizona, B.S., 1980, with highest distinction

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

Bracewell LLP’s transactional tax practice, primarily operating from the firm’s offices in New York and Texas, has a strong reputation for its work in the energy sector, handling both traditional and energy transition tax matters. New York-based practice co-chair Elizabeth McGinley advises on up-, mid-, and downstream oil and gas matters as well as carbon capture projects. Firm managing partner and tax practice co-chair Gregory Bopp in Houston focuses on the tax aspects of transactions involving midstream and upstream energy clients, including MLPs. Todd Greenwalt, also in Houston, specializes in representing governmental entities and tax-exempt organizations. Having joined the firm in Dallas in April 2023 from Baker Botts (UK) LLP, Bucky Brannen brings considerable expertise in state and local tax matters. Specializing in energy transition tax incentives, Jennifer Speck joined the firm’s Houston office in January 2024 from an in-house role at a carbon solutions company.