Katie McEvilly

Senior Associate



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Kathryn McEvilly

Katie McEvilly focuses on U.S. federal income tax matters. She advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities offerings, and tax planning involving consolidated groups. She also advocates on behalf of large companies and high net worth individuals in tax controversy matters nationwide.

Related Experience

Transactional Tax

  • RigNet, Inc. – $222 million combination with Viasat, Inc.
  • CVR Energy – $1 billion senior notes offering
  • Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP – $107.8 million drop down of oil and gas royalty assets
  • CenterPoint Energy, Inc. – $5.2 billion financing transaction
  • BHP Billiton – $10.5 billion sale of Petrohawk Energy Corporation to BP America Production Company
  • EQT Corporation – $575 million sale of upstream and midstream assets to Diversified Gas & Oil Corporation
  • U.S. Silica – $750 million acquisition of EP Minerals from Golden Gate Capital
  • Lime Rock – $525 million sale of GEODynamics Inc. to Oil States International Inc.
  • Oil Search – $400 million asset acquisition from Armstrong Energy
  • Carlyle Group – $2.6 billion joint venture with Hilcorp Energy Co

Tax Controversy

  • Major E&P company – case before IRS Appeals on application of straddle and interest capitalization rules
  • Major E&P company – fast track mediation with IRS Exam and IRS Appeals on application of bonus depreciation rules
  • Major oil field services company – case before IRS Appeals on research and development credit issues


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Baker Botts Inaugural Event for Women in Tax

Please join the women in tax at Baker Botts LLP for the first of our networking events designed for women in-house tax professionals on March 4 at 10:30 a.m. CT.