Tim Fenn is described by clients as "an impressive attorney in the tax law area for public partnerships," adding: "he has years of experience and is extremely knowledgeable. He has an amazing ability to communicate difficult issues in a straightforward manner."
Chambers USA 2016

C. Timothy Fenn

  • 811 Main Street
  • Suite 3700
  • Houston, TX 77002
  • USA

Charles Timothy (“Tim”) Fenn is a partner in the Houston office with a particular focus in business taxation as it applies to partnerships. His tax practice focuses on early stage structuring and advice with respect to market-related issues and tax issues. 

Mr. Fenn handles tax-related issues involving mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and capital market transactions for clients in the energy sector including:

  • Publicly traded partnerships (PTPs)
  • Master limited partnerships (MLPs)
  • Corporations
  • Private equity firms
  • Investment banks

In addition to representing clients in connection with transactional matters, Mr. Fenn has successfully represented clients before the Internal Revenue Service, the US Tax Court and several US appellate courts. Mr. Fenn spent several years as an investment banker with Goldman Sachs & Co. where he was part of the natural resources group.

Mr. Fenn is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in tax law, 2010-2015 and for his energy industry focused tax advise by The Legal 500 US 2013. He was also named one of the leading Tax lawyers in Texas by Chambers USA from 2005-2016. Mr. Fenn is a frequent speaker at investment banking conferences and MLP industry symposiums. He also serves on the advisory board for the Alerian MLP index.

    • 10 December 2013
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    • New York, NY
    • Presentation from the Wells Fargo Securities 2013 Pipeline, MLP, and Energy Symposium.
    • 26 September 2012
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    • Webcast
    • The characteristics and comparison of current royalty trusts.
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