Committee Chairs & Vice Chairs



ANNUAL MEETING
CHAIR VICE CHAIR
PENDING
 
 

Abbey B. Garber
Thompson & Knight
1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 969-1640
Abbey.Garber@tklaw.com
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Mr. William David Elliott
Elliott, Thomason & Gibson, LLP
2626 Cole Ave, Suite 600
Dallas, Texas 75204-1053
(214) 922-9393
bill@etglawfirm.com
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CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION
CHAIR
Michael Threet
Haynes and Boone, LLP
2323 Victory Avenue, Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75219
214-65-5091
 
Amanda Traphagan
Seay & Traphagan
807 Brazos St., Suite 304
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 582-0120
 
 
CORPORATE TAX
CHAIR VICE CHAIR
Kelly Rubin
Jones Day
2727 North Harwood Street
Dallas, Texas 75201-1515
(241) 969-3768

Jim Dossey
Dossey & Jones
25025 I-45 #575
The Woodlands, TX 77380
(281) 410-2792
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EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
CHAIR VICE CHAIR

James R. Griffin
Scheef & Stone, LLP
500 N. Akard, Suite 2700
Dallas, Texas 75201
214.706.4209

Jessica S. Morrison
Thompson & Knight LLP
777 Main Street, Suite 3300
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 347-1704
Jessica.Morrison@tklaw.com
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Misty Leon

Wilkins Finston Law Group LLP
Galleria Tower III
13155 Noel Road, Suite 900
Dallas, TX 75240
(972) 359-0087
MLeon@wifilawgroup.com
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ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES TAX
CHAIR
Crawford Moorefield
Clark Hill Strasburger
909 Fannin St., Suite 2300
Houston, Texas 77010
(713) 951-5629
 
Hersh Mohun Verma
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
1301 McKinney, Suite 5100
Houston, Texas 77010
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ESTATE AND GIFT TAX
CHAIR VICE CHAIR
Celeste C. Lawton
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
1301 McKinney, Suite 5100
Houston, Texas 77010
(713) 651-5278
 
Laurel Stephenson
Davis Stephenson, PLLC
100 Crescent Ct., Suite 440
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 396-8800
 
Carol Warley
RSM US LLP
1330 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 2400
Houston, Texas 77056
(713) 625-3500 or (713) 625-3883
 


Andrew Wagnon

RSM US LLP
1330 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 2400
Houston, Texas 77056
(713) 625-3500 or (713) 335-8641
Andrew.Wagnon@rsmus.com
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Matthew S. Beard
Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, LLP
901 Main St., Suite 3700
Dallas, Texas 75202
(214) 749-2450
mbeard@meadowscollier.com
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GENERAL TAX ISSUES
CHAIR VICE CHAIR
Prof. Bruce McGovern
South Texas College of Law
1303 San Jacinto
Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 646-2920
 
Prof. Bret Wells
George Butler Research Professor and Associate Professor of Law
University of Houston Law School
4604 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77204-6060
713-743-2502
bwells@central.uh.edu
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Dustin Whittenburg
Law Office of Dustin Whittenburg
4040 Broadway, Suite 450
San Antonio, Texas 78209
(210) 826-1900
 
INTERNATIONAL TAX
CHAIR VICE CHAIR
John Strohmeyer
Strohmeyer Law PLLC
2925 Richmond Avenue, 12th Floor
Houston, Texas 77098
713-714-1249
 
 
 
 
 

Ryan Dean
Freeman Law, PLLC
2595 Dallas Parkway, Suite 420
Frisco, Texas 75034
(214) 308-2864
rdean@freemanlaw-pllc.com
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Kevin T. Keen
Winstead
600 Travis Street, Suite 5200
Houston, Texas 77002
(281) 681-5921
kkeen@winstead.com
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John Woodruff
Polsinelli PC
1000 Louisiana Street Suite 6400
Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 374-1651
jwoodruff@polsinelli.com
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PARTNERSHIP AND REAL ESTATE
CHAIR VICE CHAIR
Nathan (“Nate”) Smithson
Jackson Walker LLP
2323 Ross Avenue, Suite, Suite 600
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 953-5641
 
Leonora (“Lee”) S. Meyercord
Thompson & Knight LLP
1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 969-1315
 
 

Preston (“Trip”) Dyer, Jr.
Winstead PC
500 Winstead Building
2728 N. Harwood Street
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 745-5297
 
Argyrios (“Argy”) C. Saccopoulous
Jackson Walker LLP
100 Congress Ave., Suite 1100
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 236-2062
asaccopoulos@jw.com

 
 
PROPERTY TAX
CHAIR VICE CHAIR
Braden Metcalf
Nichols, Jackson & Dillard, Hager & Smith, LLP
1800 Lincoln Plaza, 500 N Akard St.
Dallas, Texas 75021
(214) 736-1664
Daniel Richard Smith
Popp Hutchison PLLC
1301 S Mo Pac Expy Suite 430
Austin, Texas 78746
(512) 664-7625
 
  
SOLO AND SMALL FIRM
CHAIR
Irina Barahona
Attorney at Law
10420 Montwood Dr.
Suite N. 125
El Paso, Texas 79935
915-228-4905
ibarahona@izblaw.com
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Sara Giddings
P.O. Box 1825
San Angelo, TX 76903
(903) 436-2536
 
 
 
 
STATE AND LOCAL TAX
CHAIR VICE CHAIR
Stephen Long
Baker & McKenzie LLP
2001 Ross Ave., Suite 2300
Dallas, Texas 75201
 
Matt Hunsaker
Baker Botts, L.L.P.
2001 Ross Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 953-6828
 
Will LeDoux
K&L Gates, LLP
1717 Main Street, Suite 2800
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 939-4908
 
Robin Robinson
Tax Sr. Manager | Multistate Tax
Services
Deloitte Tax LLP
500 West 2nd St., Ste. 1600
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 226-4628
 
Kristie Iatrou
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
1700 N. Congress Avenue, Suite 320
Austin, Texas 78701
512-463-4915
kristie.iatrou@cpa.texas.gov
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TAX CONTROVERSY
CHAIR VICE CHAIR
Mike A. Villa
Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins,
Crouch & Ungerman, LLP
901 Main Street, Suite 3700
Dallas, Texas 75202
(214) 749-2405
 
 

Juan F. Vasquez, Jr.
Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White,
Williams & Aughtry, LLP
1200 Smith Street, 14th Floor
Houston, Texas 78205
(713) 654-9679
 
Bucky Brannen
Baker Botts LLP
2001 Ross Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75201-2980
(214) 953-6619
 
 
U. Alexander Eze
Eze Law Firm
440 Cobia Dr. Suite 602
Katy, Texas 77494
(212) 847-0054
 
 
David C. Gair
Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.
1601 Elm Street, Suite 4600
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 954-4135
 
 
 
 
TAX-EXEMPT FINANCE
CHAIR
Peter D. Smith
Norton Rose Fulbright
98 San Jacinto Blvd., Suite 1100
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 536-3090
peter.smith@
 
Adam Harden
Norton Rose Fulbright
98 San Jacinto Blvd., Suite 1100
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 536-3090
 
 
 
 
 
TAX EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS
CHAIR VICE CHAIR
Katherine (‘Katy”) David
Clark Hill Strasburger
2301 Broadway Street
San Antonio, TX 78215
210-250-6122 
katy.david@clarkhillstrasburger.com


Terri Lynn Helge
Texas A&M University
School of Law
1515 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6509
(817) 429-8050
 
 
Kathleen Gerber
Thompson & Knight, LLP
333 Clay St., Suite 3300
Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 951-5868
GOVERNMENT SUBMISSIONS
CHAIR

Sam Megally
K&L Gates, LLP
1717 Main Street, Suite 2800
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 939-5491
sam.megally@klgates.com
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Jason Freeman
Freeman Law, PLLC
2595 Dallas Parkway, Suite 420
Frisco, Texas 75034
(214) 984-3410
 
Jeffry M. Blair
Hunton & Williams LLP
1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 3700
Dallas, Texas 75202
(214) 468-3306
 
NEWSLETTER
CHAIR
Michelle Spiegel
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
1301 McKinney, Suite 5100
Houston, Texas 77010
713-651-5164
 
 
 
TAX LAW IN A DAY
CHAIR VICE CHAIR
Renesha Fountain
1200 Smith St. Suite 1400
Houston, TX 77002

 

Harriet Wessel
Mondrik & Associates
11044 Research Blvd., Ste. B-400
Austin, Texas 78759
(512) 542-9300
hwessel@mondriklaw.com
PRO BONO
CHAIR VICE CHAIR
Rachael Rubenstein
Clark Hill Strasburger
2301 Broadway Street
San Antonio, TX 78215
210-250-6006
 

Robert D. Probasco
Texas A&M University School of Law
307 W. 7th Street, Suite LL50
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
214-335-7549
probasco@law.tamu.edu 
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Jaime Vasquez
Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White,
Williams & Aughtry, LLP
112 East Pecan Street, St 1450
San Antonio, Texas 78205
(210) 507-6508
 
Tiffany Hamil
Law Office of Tiffany Hamil
6220 Campbell Rd., Suite 203
Dallas, Texas 75248
(214) 369-0909
  
 
LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
CHAIR
Robert C. Morris
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
1301 McKinney, Suite 5100
Houston, Texas 77010
(713) 651-8404

 
SECTION REPRESENTATIVE TO THE STATE BAR BOARD
CHAIR

The Honorable Elizabeth A. Copeland
United States Tax Court
400 Second Street, NW
Room 223
Washington , DC 20217
ecopelandtax@gmail.com



 


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