Mr Robert McNamara > Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
600 TRAVIS, SUITE 4200
United States
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Robert’s practice focuses on advising U.S. based businesses and investors on federal income tax matters with an emphasis on business transaction planning. Robert regularly counsels publicly-traded partnerships (MLPs) on a wide variety of tax issues, including formation, on-going qualification, and acquisition and disposition activities. Robert handles the tax aspects of public and private offerings of debt and equity securities and has advised companies on numerous public and private acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures, including tax-free reorganizations and like-kind exchanges.


  • Houston Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas


  • JD, 1997, cum laude, University of Houston Law Center
  • MPA, 1989, Accounting, The University of Texas at Austin
  • BBA, 1989, Accounting, The University of Texas at Austin

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP has a broad national practice with attorneys in Houston, Richmond, Washington DC and New York advising on the tax components of M&A, financial products, private equity fund formation, and renewable energy tax credits. Richmond-based practice co-chair Cecelia Phillipps Horner has a wealth of experience advising clients on the federal income tax elements of public and private REMICs, while joint practice chair Tom Ford in Houston is noted for his work on business transactions in the oil and gas sector. Another contact in Houston is Robert McNamara, who specializes in tax issues related to publicly traded partnerships. David Klass joined the firm from Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.