Ms Elizabeth McGinley > Bracewell LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Bracewell LLP
31 W. 52nd Street
Suite 1900
New York, NY 10019
United States

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Elizabeth McGinley, chair of Bracewell’s tax department, regularly advises clients on acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings, joint ventures and debt and equity investments in the upstream and midstream oil and gas and conventional and renewable power industries. She represents both public and private energy companies as well as private equity funds. In addition to her traditional energy practice, Liz also advises on tax issues arising in connection with the energy transition including federal tax credits and investment structures. Liz has experience with the use of carbon dioxide emissions for enhanced oil recovery.


LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 1999; J.D., New York University School of Law, 1996; B.S., Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa, Lehigh University, 1990

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

Working across multiple US sites, the Houston-headquartered Bracewell LLP is a strong choice for a number of high profile energy sector players seeking assistance in transactions and on complex advisory issues. Carbon capture ventures, solar and wind transactions, and renewable incentives such as federal tax credits are all key strengths for the ‘knowledgable and commercially oriented‘ team. Managing partner Gregory Bopp handles capital markets deals for midstream and upstream energy clients, including master limited partnerships, while Todd Greenwalt’s practice focuses on governmental bodies and tax-exempt organizations. In New York, tax chair Elizabeth McGinley ’s broad conventional and renewable energy sector experience is complemented by niche expertise in carbon capture projects. Austin-based Victoria Ozimek specializes in state and local government financings, including bond issuances for multifamily housing ventures. All named lawyers are based in Houston unless stated otherwise.