Winston & Strawn LLP
Dean Hinderliter focuses his practice on a wide range of tax matters, including all the tax aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, private equity investments, public offerings, tax-free reorganizations, leveraged buyouts, the formation of joint ventures, and S corporation issues. His practice also concentrates on tax advisory work for partnerships, private equity funds, hedge funds, and limited liability companies in connection with ongoing operations, acquisitions, restructurings, financings, unwinds, and incorporations. His transaction planning practice includes special knowledge in taxation of natural resources and partnership and corporate transactions involving the petroleum industry as well as unique tax issues facing the mortgage industry and Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduits (REMICs).Dean also advises financially troubled and bankrupt companies on a variety of issues, including debt restructurings, preservation of net operating losses, and internal restructurings. In addition to his transactions practice, Dean advises tax-exempt organizations (including nonprofit health care systems, trade associations, professional societies, and religious organizations) and private foundations regarding qualification and ongoing compliance issues and represents clients in federal tax controversies.Recognized for many years by Texas Super Lawyers® for his outstanding legal work, Dean has advised Fortune 100 clients on numerous tax issues and has assisted small businesses on many of the unique issues which they face.