Roger D. Aksamit

Roger D. Aksamit

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    832.397.8057
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Partner

  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    333 Clay Street
    Suite 3300
    Houston, TX 77002 USA
    713.951.5885
    832.397.8057
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Roger Aksamit focuses his practice on counseling energy industry and other business clients in mergers and acquisitions, financing and joint venture transactions, and working with public and closely held companies, diverse business entities, and partnerships in all aspects of transactional tax matters and planning. He is Board Certified in Tax Law and Estate Planning and Probate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

In addition to his law practice, Roger is the Houston Hiring Partner for Thompson & Knight.

Experience

  • Public and private Section 355 tax-free spin offs

  • Volumetric production payment sales and syndications

  • Power generation and distribution development, financings, and acquisitions

  • Renewable energy development, acquisition, and tax credit monetizations

  • Energy and transportation infrastructure development and financing using joint ventures and REITs

  • Private equity energy and business transactions

  • Leveraged partnership transactions

  • Structuring and issuance of i-share securities for Master Limited Partnership (MLP)

Distinctions/Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Tax Law); 2006-present

  • Chambers USA by Chambers & Partners (Tax); 2006-present

  • Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (Tax, Energy & Natural Resources); 2002-present

  • Tax Directors Handbook, The Essential Guide to the World’s Premier Tax Law Firms; 2014

  • Top 100 Houston Region, Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters; 2010

  • Who's Who Legal: Texas by Law Business Research Limited (Corporate Tax); 2008

  • "ICFM Leading Lawyers 500," InterContinental Finance magazine; 2013

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, American Bar Association; Taxation Section

  • Member, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

  • Summer Instructor, El Paso Association of CPAs, Partnerships, International Taxation, C&S Corporations

  • Member, El Paso Bar Association

  • Member, Houston Bar Association; Tax Section

  • Fellow, Houston Bar Foundation

  • Member, State Bar of Texas; Taxation Section and Energy and Natural Resources Committee

  • UT McDonald Observatory Board of Visitors

  • The Kalahari Children's Home Foundation