Mr Thomas Ford > Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
600 TRAVIS, SUITE 4200
United States
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Tom’s practice includes experience in the federal income taxation of business transactions and business entities, including formations, mergers and securities offerings of partnerships (publicly traded “master limited partnerships” and private) and joint ventures and dispositions of interests therein; oil, gas and mineral transactions; mergers, acquisitions and spin-offs of corporations; royalty trusts; real estate investment trusts; and financially troubled entities, including financial institutions.


  • Houston Bar Association
  • Former Member of Taxation Subcommittee of the Greater Houston Partnership’s Government Relations Committee
  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association, Member, Tax Section
  • National Association of Publicly Traded Partnerships, Member of Federal Affairs Committee
  • National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, Former Member of Government Liaison Committee


  • JD, 1981, University of Houston Law Center, Order of the Barons
  • BBA, 1978, Accounting, The University of Texas at Austin

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP regularly handles the tax aspects of M&A transactions, private equity and hedge fund formation, real estate matters and MLPs. Robert McNamara focuses on energy transactional matters and also advises publicly-traded partnerships on formation, acquisition and recapitalization activities. Allison Manor acted for Hilcorp Energy Company in the acquisition of Alaska North Slope oil and gas properties from BP. In another highlight, Thomas Ford advised GSO, the investment partner of Sanchez Energy, on the purchase of Eagleford Shale assets in South Texas from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation by way of a 50/50 joint venture between Sanchez Energy and Blackstone Energy Partners. Dallas-based Jeffry Blair has experience experience in corporate reorganizations, partnership structuring and capital markets matters. Andrew Feiner in New York is another contact. All named attorneys are based in Houston unless otherwise noted.