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

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
600 TRAVIS, SUITE 4200
United States

Work Department

Business Tax




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

Renowned by clients for its market-leading capabilities in REIT transactions, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is regularly sought out by some of the leading institutional investors, insurers, and utilities companies for assistance in a host of matters. Richmond-based practice co-head Cecelia Philipps Horner  anchors the firm’s securitization and REIT offering, most recently handling a growing volume of triple-net lease and crop-loan securitizations. Also in Richmond, Kendal Sibley represents public and private REITs in all manner of qualification and structuring issues. Houston-based co-head Robert McNamara focuses his practice on renewable energy tax, including carbon capture incentives, transactions, and MLPs. Washington DC-based Hilary Lefko is recommended for renewable energy projects and tax credit matters.