James Chenoweth is a partner and a member of the firm’s Tax, Private Equity and Energy and Infrastructure practice groups. He structures partnership and corporate transactions, including M&A, joint ventures, simplifications, acquisitions and dispositions, and those involving special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”), publicly traded partnerships, and capital markets activities.
Chambers USA ranked Mr. Chenoweth in band 3 in Texas for the category of Tax, noting sources hail him as “very intelligent, very energetic and a good advocate for tax,” as well as “very knowledgeable in partnership and M&A matters, and very responsive” (2019) and having “extraordinary technical knowledge” and “incredibly attentive client service“ (2018). He has also been recognized in Texas Super Lawyer – Rising Stars (2008-2009, 2014-2019).
Practitioners regard Mr. Chenoweth as an expert in oil and gas and partnership taxation, where he has presented on the topics this year with Kevin Richards of EY at Practising Law Institute’s Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances (New York, Chicago, and San Francisco) and Mike Nydegger at BP at the Tax Executive Institute’s Tax School (Houston).
Mr. Chenoweth earned his J.D. in 2004 and LL.M. in taxation in 2005 from New York University School of Law. He graduated in 2001 with Honors from The University of Texas at Austin, where he earned Phi Beta Kappa and a B.A. in government.
New York University - 2005 Master of Laws (LL.M.)
New York University - 2004 Juris Doctor
University of Texas - 2001 Bachelor of Arts