Ron J. Scharnberg


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Ron Scharnberg's practice focuses on advising clients on a wide range of tax matters, with particular emphasis on the federal tax planning and structuring of domestic and cross-border/international mergers and acquisitions, tax-free reorganizations, spin-offs and divestitures, joint ventures, restructurings, financial instruments, financing transactions, and equity and debt offerings. Mr. Scharnberg is also involved in advising on the formation and operation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies and certain tax controversy matters.

Mr. Scharnberg's clients include publicly traded and privately held companies and private equity funds and their portfolio companies and experience covers a broad range of industries, including the chemical, construction, drilling, energy and energy services, food production, finance and financial services, healthcare, LNG, logistics, manufacturing, media, mining, oil and gas and oilfield services, refining, retail, software, technology, telecommunications, and transportation industries. He has experience in connection with oil and gas and other energy related acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, and tax partnerships, the Section 45Q tax credit for carbon capture and sequestration, and federal fuel (gasoline and diesel) excise tax issues, and he is a member of the Baker Botts Oil and Gas M&A Team.