Title: U.S. Federal Tax


Arthur M. Nathan



Arthur Nathan

Firm: Haynes and Boone, LLP
Address:1 Houston Center
1221 McKinney, Suite 2100
Houston, Texas 77010
United States of America
Phone:+1 713-547-2009
Fax:+1 713-236-5551
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Local Time:Wed. 09:37
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Arthur Nathan is a member of the Board of Directors of Haynes and Boone and is one of the original partners who opened the Houston office in 1990. He specializes in business and tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, and other transactional matters. He has more than 30 years of experience in structuring, negotiating and handling mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, leveraged buyouts, tax-free reorganizations, private equity, family business planning, partnership and limited liability company transactions and corporate split ups. In addition, he has extensive experience in connection with shareholder and other business owner disputes.


Joined the Law Firm in: 1990


Areas of Practice


  • Clean Tech
  • Energy
  • International
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax


Professional Career


Significant Accomplishments

Representation of US and foreign companies in numerous taxable and tax-free acquisitions, dispositions, mergers, restructurings, and financings including acquisitions of engineering services companies, power, power plants, power service, oil field service and energy services companies throughout the United States, including structuring, tax planning, financing, negotiations, and auction purchases.

Representation of publicly held and privately held companies in numerous stock purchase transactions and asset purchase transactions, including transactions involving 338(h)(10) elections and private equity transactions.

Representation of sellers of privately held companies that were sold to publicly held and privately held companies, including structuring and negotiation of transactions to achieve significant net-after-tax and indemnification savings for sellers.

Representation of families in connection with tax-free divisions of oil and gas and real estate businesses after discovery of wrongful acts by members of another family owning interests in both businesses.

Represent as general counsel one of the largest armored car, ATM and cash management services companies with operations throughout the United States and Puerto Rico and is sensitive to the needs of in-house counsel for cost-efficient services of outside counsel.

Represent as general counsel one of the professional service firms with U.S. and international operations and which has been listed as one of the Inc. 500 fastest growing companies.

Represents companies in connection with sales tax audits before the Texas Comptroller, including contested sales tax matters relating to electricity and other exemptions.

Bar Admission




  • J.D., The University of Texas, 1975, with honors Order of the Coif
  • B.A., Government, The University of Texas, 1972 with high honors Phi Beta Kappa