TARA LANCASTER is a partner in Sidley’s tax department and is based in Dallas. She represents private equity sponsors and corporate clients on federal income tax matters covering a broad range of international and domestic transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, debt financings, restructurings and securities offerings. She also has experience advising clients on transactions involving the formation and acquisition of real estate investment trusts (REITs) and on real estate acquisitions, dispositions and restructurings. Tara has provided tax advice on transactional matters for clients in a variety of industries, including consumer and retail, technology, energy and natural resources, infrastructure, healthcare and professional services.
Tara’s range, experience and results have earned her public recognition, including most recently being selected by D Magazine as one of the “Best Lawyers Under 40” for 2021. Since 2017, Tara has been recognized annually by Texas Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in Tax and was selected by D Magazine in 2020 as one of the “Best Lawyers” in Dallas.
In addition to her transactional practice, Tara serves on Sidley’s national Committee for the Retention and Promotion of Women (CRPW) and is co-chair of CRPW for the Dallas office.