Michael P. Bresson

Partner

michael.bresson@bakerbotts.com

Houston

P: +1.713.229.1199 F: +1.713.229.2799
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Mike Bresson is a partner in the Houston office of Baker Botts. He concentrates on federal income tax matters, with a particular emphasis on publicly traded partnerships, YieldCos, private equity transactions and mergers & acquisitions. Mr. Bresson is nationally recognized for his experience in transactions involving MLPs. He is the head of the firm’s MLP/YieldCo Tax Practice.

Related Experience

  • Representing publicly traded partnerships and their sponsors in the oil & gas, midstream and shipping businesses in connection with initial public offerings, secondary offerings, mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and ongoing tax planning 
  • Representing underwriters and investors in connection with offerings of equity and debt by publicly traded partnerships 
  • Representing managers and investors in private equity transactions in the oil & gas and midstream businesses 
  • Representing corporate clients in connection with mergers, acquisitions and spinoffs

Awards & Community

Listed in Chambers USA, 2016

Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer (Thomson Reuters), 2015-2016

Recommended in The Legal 500 U.S., 2013-2015

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, (Woodward/White Inc.), 2014-2015

News

Publications, Speeches & Presentations

Events

Recent

MLP Qualifying Income Regulations

On February 22nd, Baker Botts tax lawyers Michael Bresson, Stephen Marcus, Chuck Campbell and Jared Meier  discussed new regulations and the implications for the MLP industry.