TARA LANCASTER is a counsel 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. Tara provides tax advice on transactional matters for clients in the consumer and retail, technology, manufacturing, energy and natural resources, infrastructure, healthcare and professional services industries. 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 serves on Sidley’s national Committee for the Retention and Promotion of Women (CRPW) and is co-chair of CRPW for the Dallas office. Since 2017, Tara has been recognized annually by Texas Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in Tax and was recently selected by D Magazine in 2020 as one of the “Best Lawyers” in Dallas.
Admissions & Certifications
- University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2009 (high honors)
- Suffolk University, B.S., B.A., 2005 (summa cum laude)