910 Louisiana Street
Houston, Texas 77002
John Porter is a Senior Partner and Partner-In-Charge of the Houston Office who handles federal gift, estate and income tax litigation and controversy work, including disputes and litigation with the Internal Revenue Service. He is nationally recognized for his expertise in representing taxpayers before and against the IRS in estate and gift tax controversies, especially those involving hard-to-value assets such as interests in family limited partnerships and limited liability companies.
Mr. Porter has served as lead counsel for taxpayers in numerous cases in the United States Tax Court, the Court of Federal Claims, United States District Courts and Courts of Appeals. He also has represented taxpayers in numerous other federal tax audits and administrative appeals. He frequently advises and represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries of trusts and estates with respect to administration and fiduciary duty issues.
Mr. Porter is a Fellow and a former Regent of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
|Areas of Practice||1) Tax Controversy and Litigation, 2) Trust and Estate Administration, 3) Tax Practice, 4) Estate Tax, 5) Gift Tax and 6) Private Clients|
|Law School||Baylor Law School, J.D., 1986|
|Education||Texas A&M University, B.B.A.,1982|
|Bar Member / Association||Texas State Bar Associations, Houston State Bar Associations, American State Bar Associations|
|Most recent firm||Baker Botts LLP|
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