Lee Meyercord

Lee Meyercord

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  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    One Arts Plaza
    1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
    Dallas, TX 75201 USA
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Lee Meyercord focuses her practice on federal, state, and local taxation of corporations, partnerships, individuals, and nonprofit organizations. She provides clients with tax planning advice on mergers and acquisitions, the operation and dispositions of partnerships and limited liability companies, and private equity transactions, and represents taxpayers in IRS audits, appeals, and federal income tax litigation. Lee also counsels clients on the organization, operation, and termination of nonprofit corporations and trusts, and obtaining and maintaining exemptions for these organizations from federal income, state franchise, sales and use, and local ad valorem taxes.

Lee is Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.


  • Represent partnerships in litigation and IRS audits and appeals involving worthless loss issues, refund claims and procedural issues, including statutes of limitations and penalties
  • Represent tax-exempt organizations in IRS audits
  • Represent tax-exempt organizations relating to federal income tax issues, including unrelated business taxable income, compliance and reporting issues, investments, governance and charitable contribution deduction issues
  • Represented individuals in IRS appeals involving penalties and estate and gift tax valuations issues and IRS collections case involving fiduciary liability
  • Represented large corporation in obtaining private letter ruling on eliminating $23 billion excess loss account
  • Represented multiple corporate clients in private and public debt offerings
  • Represented multiple corporate clients in private and public stock offerings
  • Represented real estate holding partnership in refinancing and recapitalization of real estate assets and disguised sale issues

Prior Experience

  • Judicial Intern for the Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Dallas, Texas, 2008


  • Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (Tax, Business); 2017-2018
  • "Next Generation Lawyer,” The Legal 500 US by Legalease (Tax: U.S. Taxes: Contentious); 2018
  • “Recommended Attorney,” The Legal 500 US by Legalease (Tax: U.S. Taxes: Contentious); 2018
  • "Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas" by D Magazine; 2017
  • Tax Leadership Academy, State Bar of Texas Tax Section; 2016 – 2017
  • Nolan Fellow, American Bar Association Section of Taxation; 2016

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation

  • Member, American Bar Association; Tax Section; Administrative Practice Committee Representative to Membership and Marketing Committee, 2013-2016

  • Member, State Bar of Texas; Co-Chair, Partnership and Real Estate Tax Committee, 2018-2019

  • Member, Dallas Bar Association, Tax Section

  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

  • Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, Mental Health America of Greater Dallas, 2014-2016

  • Recruiting Committee, Thompson & Knight LLP, 2014-2015