Gary R. Huffman's practice focuses on tax planning, with a particular emphasis on partnerships and natural resources.
With over 20 years of experience advising companies in the energy sector, he has substantial experience in the arcane rules of
oil and gas taxation and extensive experience in the structuring and marketing of publicly traded partnerships. His clients
include some of the largest petroleum corporations in the world. In addition, his practice has focused on applying partnership
techniques in large corporate acquisitions, dispositions and strategic alliances (both domestic and international).
Gary is an adjunct professor in the Georgetown University Graduate Tax Program, teaching advanced partnership taxation. A frequent
lecturer on complex tax partnership issues, he is a regular speaker with the Practicing Law Institute and has spoken to audiences at
the National Institute of Tax Professionals and the Tax Executives Institute.
He is a co-author of Federal Taxation of Partnerships and Partners (Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 4th edition, 2007) and the author of several articles, including “The Taxation of Oil and Gas Partnerships” Tax Notes 108, no. 13 (September 19, 2005): 1405-1453, “Application of Final and Proposed Section 197 Regulations to Partnership Transactions” (2000 Practicing Law Institute, Volume 2), and “Analysis of the Administration’s Partnership Proposals” Tax Notes, 84, no 1 (July 5, 1999): 103-140.
A graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, Gary was elected to the Order of the Coif.
Admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Texas
University of Texas at Austin School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1988
University of Illinois, Bachelor of Science, with high honors, 1985