She is extremely responsive and her deep technical knowledge is critical. She is a trusted business adviser.

Chambers USA, 2024

Elizabeth McGinley, chair of Bracewell’s tax department, regularly advises clients on acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings, joint ventures and debt and equity investments in the upstream and midstream oil and gas and conventional and renewable power industries. She represents both public and private energy companies as well as private equity funds. Liz is recognized by Chambers USA among America’s leading lawyers for tax (2012-2024). From Chambers USA: “Elizabeth is always timely and prompt with her responses. She’s very knowledgeable and stays current on tax issues.” (2023).

In addition to her traditional energy practice, Liz also advises on tax issues arising in connection with the energy transition including federal tax credits and investment structures. Liz regularly works with clients evaluating carbon capture, utilization and storage.