Aaron Pinegar’s practice focuses on federal income tax planning and controversy matters. Mr. Pinegar counsels clients on a variety of transactional matters, including spin-offs, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity offerings, master limited partnerships, private equity transactions, 1031 exchanges, partnership tax issues and unrelated business income tax. Mr. Pinegar also represents clients in controversy matters before the Internal Revenue Service.
In addition to his federal income tax work, Mr. Pinegar has significant experience advising clients on a variety of state and local tax issues involving virtually all types of taxes imposed by state and local jurisdictions, including corporate and personal income tax, franchise tax, sales and use tax, property tax and unclaimed property. He has represented clients before state taxing authorities in both administrative and judicial proceedings.
Prior to joining Baker Botts, Mr. Pinegar worked as an associate in the tax department of the Chicago office of an international law firm, where he engaged in a broad tax practice focused on advising corporations, insurance companies, partnerships, limited liability companies and individuals on domestic and international federal tax aspects of mergers, acquisitions, redemptions, reorganizations, demutualizations, debt financing, equity financing, domestic and foreign investment and other transactions.