Richard M. Petkun focuses his practice on international tax planning, corporate acquisitions, and tax controversies.
Richard has wide-ranging experience in tax planning for real estate developers and construction companies. Having practiced as tax counsel for a Houston-based international oil company, he also has transactional experience in the oil industry, including cross-border tax planning for major producing properties and development ventures in Africa, Canada and the UK sector of the North Sea.
A skilled practitioner in the tax controversy area, Richard has dealt with IRS examination teams in various large-case corporate audits and complex partnership cases.
- International tax planning
- Tax controversies
- Real estate taxation
- Oil and gas taxation
- Corporate acquisitions and reorganizations
- Joint ventures
- Debt restructuring and work-outs
- Sovereign wealth investments
- Global energy and infrastructure