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Aaron Pinegar concentrates his practice on U.S. federal income tax planning and structuring for a wide range of business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, tax-free reorganizations, spin-offs, financings, restructurings and tax incentive transactions. During the course of his career, Aaron has helped clients to successfully close numerous transactions and joint ventures, from small acquisitions and dispositions for closely held businesses to multi-billion dollar transactions involving large public companies.  He has represented clients spanning a wide variety of industries, including real estate, healthcare, food, energy, technology, e-commerce, telecommunications, manufacturing and retail.

In addition to his transactional work, Aaron has broad experience handling matters involving state and local tax issues, including sales, use, property and franchise taxes, and has represented clients in controversy matters before federal and state taxing authorities.

Prior to joining Gallagher, Aaron worked for more than a decade in the tax departments of large national law firms.

Articles and Presentations

  •  Presenter, Opportunity Zone Investments, Dallas Bar Association, Real Property Section, November 2019

  •  Panelist, Securities Law and Opportunity Zone Funds, OZ Expo Conference (Houston, TX), October 2019

  •  Presenter and Panelist, Opportunity Zones in Texas, South Texas Commercial Association of Realtors 2019 Commercial Summit (San Antonio, TX), June 2019

  •  Panelist, Domestic M&A and Private Equity Considerations Following Tax Reform, RSM Dallas Tax Summit, December 2018

  •  Presenter, M&A Tax Considerations Following Tax Reform, Dallas Bar Association, M&A Section, October 2018

  •  Presenter, Tax 101 for M&A Lawyers, Dallas Bar Association, M&A Section, December 2017

  •  Author, The IRS Brings Partial Clarity to North-South Scenarios, Law360, Expert Analysis, May 25, 2017

  •  Presenter, Tax Planning with Partnerships in Cross-Border Transactions, Tax Executives Institute, Houston Chapter, May 2017

Background

Area(s) of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Texas

Education

  • Columbia Law School, JD, 2007, Harlan Fiske Stone scholar
  • Brigham Young University, BS, magna cum laude, 2004

Bar and Professional Memberships

  • Dallas Bar Association, Tax Section
  • American Bar Association