Robert J. McNamara - Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP

Robert J. McNamara

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011
Phone: 713-220-4413

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.

Additional Information

Representative Experience

Robert has provided tax advice involving:

  • $2.8 billion merger of MLPs
  • $2 billion senior notes offering
  • $500 million initial public offering of a pipeline MLP
  • $850 million acquisition of oil & gas properties in a reverse like-kind exchange
  • $3.5 billion tax-free acquisition of publicly owned energy company
  • $100 million convertible notes offering with contingent interest
The University of Texas at AustinBBA The University of Texas at AustinMPA University of Houston Law CenterJ.D.
Houston Bar Association

Office Location

600 Travis Street, Suite 4200
Houston, TX 77002
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the Houston Metro Area
Robert J. McNamara has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Tax Law