Brandon L. Bloom

Brandon L. Bloom

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Partner

  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    One Arts Plaza
    1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
    Dallas, TX 75201 USA
    214.969.1415
    214.880.3103
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Brandon Bloom focuses his practice on corporate and partnership tax, and represents clients in private equity transactions, oil and gas transactions, and other business transactions involving corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies. He provides clients with federal and state tax planning advice on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and other corporate restructuring transactions as well as the formation, operation, and disposition of partnerships and limited liability companies. He also represents borrowers and lenders in connection with the tax aspects of financing transactions.

Experience

  • Represented large energy company in obtaining IRS private letter rulings for tax-free corporate reorganization and subsequent tax-free spin-off in connection with $40 billion dollar bankruptcy restructuring
  • Represented $1 billion oil and gas company in corporate division of upstream and midstream businesses in a tax-free spin-off and subsequent master limited partnership structure
  • Structured and negotiated private equity fund’s $1 billion sale of North Dakota midstream oil and gas business to master limited partnership
  • Structured and negotiated private equity fund’s $1 billion sale of Texas midstream oil and gas business to master limited partnership
  • Structured and negotiated private equity fund’s $270 million acquisition of Oklahoma midstream oil and gas business
  • Structured and negotiated private equity fund’s $600 million sale of Oklahoma midstream oil and gas business to master limited partnership
  • Counsel to industry-leading hydraulic fracking company on tax-efficient structure for initial public stock and debt offerings and the ultimate sale of the company for $3.5 billion
  • Structured and negotiated private equity fund’s $750 million acquisition of upstream oil and gas assets
  • Represented multiple corporations in tax-free spin-offs and corporate reorganizations
  • Represented multiple corporate clients in public and private stock and debt offerings
  • Represented multiple upstream and midstream oil and gas clients in structuring and negotiating acquisitions and divestitures
  • Represented multiple private equity funds in new fund formations
  • Drafted partnership and limited liability company agreements for clients in a variety of industries
  • Represented oil and gas clients in structuring and negotiating sharing arrangements, including tax partnership agreements
  • Represented multiple lenders and borrowers in negotiating credit agreements
  • Represented multiple clients in negotiation of and disputes involving tax sharing agreements

Distinctions/Honors

  • “Recommended Attorney,” The Legal 500 US by Legalease (Tax: U.S. Taxes: Non-Contentious); 2018
  • Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (Tax); 2013-2015

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Board of Directors, Bryan’s House, 2013-2014
  • Energy and Natural Resources Tax Committee, State Bar of Texas Tax Section (Chair, 2013-2014; Vice Chair, 2011-2012)