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James  Chenoweth

James Chenoweth

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Houston, TX, USA


James Chenoweth is a partner in the Houston office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of the firm’s Tax, Private Equity and Energy and Infrastructure practice groups.  
He counsels clients regarding tax-efficient structuring of energy transactions, including transactions involving publicly traded partnerships (also known as master limited partnerships, or ("MLPs")), IPOs and follow-on offerings, as well as acquisitions and dispositions, taxable sales and the formation of joint ventures, particularly in the oil and gas upstream and midstream sectors.

James represents clients regarding the funding, formation, transfer and acquisition of upstream drilling joint ventures in cash and carry transactions and similar arrangements forming "tax partnerships" in various shale plays, including the Eagle Ford, Utica, Three Forks, Marcellus and Niobrara.

In 2017, Chambers USA ranked James as one of three "Up and Coming" attorneys in Texas for the category of Tax, noting sources hail him as "good to work with, very thoughtful and a deep thinker."  He has also been recognized in The Legal 500 U.S. (2013) and Texas Super Lawyer – Rising Star (2008-2009, 2014-2017).

James earned his Juris Doctor in 2004 from New York University School of Law, where he also received his LL.M. in taxation in 2005.  He graduated in 2001 with Honors from The University of Texas at Austin, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in government.
 
James Chenoweth is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Publicly Traded Partnerships (PowerPoint slides) - Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2018, Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2018, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, New York, NY
Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2018, Monday, June 04, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2018, Monday, June 04, 2018, San Francisco, CA
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