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Bracewell Welcomes Tax Partner Robert A. Jacobson in Houston

June 27, 2014

Bracewell & Giuliani LLP announced today that Robert A. Jacobson has joined the firm as a tax partner in its Houston office.  Jacobson focuses his practice on a wide range of tax matters, particularly the structuring of federal income tax effects on partnerships, corporations and individuals involved in complex domestic and international business transactions. He has experience in mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and capital markets transactions, with a focus on transactions involving master limited partnerships (MLPs).

Jacobson has represented issuers and underwriters in more than 20 public offers of equity securities of MLPs and has also represented MLPs in numerous asset acquisitions. In addition, he has represented several leading global private equity firms with the formation of strategic partnerships.

“Robert’s strong tax background and experience handling MLP transactions will further the firm’s capabilities to assist our clients,” said Bracewell Managing Partner Mark C. Evans. “We are excited to have Robert join the firm.”

Formerly at Vinson & Elkins, Jacobson received his law degree from The University of Texas School of Law, graduating with honors. He also received an M.P.A. and B.B.A., with honors, from the University of Texas at Austin.