TARA LANCASTER 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 guiding them 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 she was selected by D Magazine as one of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” (2020; 2022–2023). She was also selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (2022–2024) in the field of Tax.
In addition to her transactional practice, Tara serves on SidleyWomen and is its Dallas co-chair.