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Represented various companies from Mexico in the establishment of operations (corporate and tax structuring) in the United States.

Represented various individuals, closely held entities, and various corporations in State and IRS audits and litigation in the United States Tax Court.

Represented a real estate investor in the successful disposition and acquisition of various multi-family properties using a 1031 Exchange under the IRS Code for the minimization of tax liability.

Represented a contractor in litigation before the United States Tax Court that resulted in a significant reduction of tax liability for the taxpayer.

Represented an investor with several restaurant franchises in a sales and use tax audit conducted by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts that resulted in no additional tax assessed.

Represented a landowner in litigation in a partial taking for a natural gas pipeline easement within a pipeline corridor resulting in a favorable net recovery for the landowner.

Represented a foreign investor from Mexico in the successful minimization of its significant tax liability by utilizing various IRS regulations in the reorganization and planning of the investment vehicle.

Represented a computer services company in negotiating and structuring a multi-million dollar agreement with international tax implications for computer services with the government of Mexico.

Represented a telecommunications company in securing and structuring for international tax implications a multi-million dollar agreement with the largest telecommunications company in Mexico.

Represented several companies in their franchise expansion plans, which included the franchise and licensing documents, circulars, securing and structuring of debt securities, intellectual property matters, corporate governance, and tax planning.

Successfully obtained the release of a major urban school district from a compliance review under Title VI of the Civil Rights Acts under the jurisdiction of the United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.

Brought to the successful conclusion for an international construction services company various tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service that resulted in the minimization of tax liability.

Represented a private company in Mexico on cross-border legal matters, in the acquisition of a United States company that included due diligence, acquisition and servicing of debt, anti-trust, tax planning, corporate governance and international law.

Represented an international transportation company as the lead lawyer overseeing a multi-jurisdictional team of attorneys in its acquisition of domestic and international assets from a global transportation company in bankruptcy that encompassed regulatory approvals, international tax implications, cross-border labor issues, and securing and structuring of debt.

Represented a technology company being acquired by a leading domestic information technology company

Represented an international transportation company regarding labor issues encompassing collective bargaining negotiations, labor contracts, compliance with the National Labor Relations Act, and appearances and representations before the National Labor Relations Board

Represented an international transportation company in arbitration proceedings before the

 U. S. Department of Transportation-FMCSA in the resolution of proposed fines and penalties