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 Energy Capital Markets Tax Practice.
- 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, 2016-2018
Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer (Thomson Reuters), 2015-2016
Recommended in The Legal 500 U.S., 2013-2015
Named “Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America for Tax Law in Houston (Woodward/White Inc.), 2017
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White Inc.), 2014-2018
Publications, Speeches & Presentations
Proposed Regulations Under Section 956 Could Expand Guarantor Group and Collateral Base for Financing Transactions Involving Domestic CorporationsFirm Thought Leadership
Baker Botts is a sponsor of the Master Limited Partnership Association's (MLPA) 2018 MLP & Energy Infrastructure Conference.
Baker Botts Partners will discuss the principal impacts of the tax reform bill on MLPs and their investors.
Baker Botts is a platinum sponsor of the MLPA 2017 Annual Investor Conference from May 31 - June 2, 2017.