Aaron D. Vera

Aaron D. Vera

Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP, Associate

Dallas, Texas

Aaron D. Vera focuses his practice on resolving tax issues related to domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, tax credits, restructurings, financings and investments for public and private companies, as well as private equity funds. Prior to joining Akin Gump, Aaron worked as tax counsel at Exxon Mobil Corporation. Aaron provided tax advice to various company affiliates across the globe, including ExxonMobil Low Carbon Solutions and XTO Energy Inc., on cross-border, corporate, tax credit and partnership tax issues. Along with tax matters related to a traditional oil and gas practice, Aaron also: Advised on the U.S. federal income tax aspects of international corporate financial arrangements involving foreign currency, affiliate and third-party lending, as well as capital structures; and Supported tax legislative and regulatory advocacy related to the Carbon Capture and Sequestration (“Section 45Q”) federal income tax credit, as well as certain international components of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Relatedly, Aaron is a recurrent panelist on Section 45Q implementation issues. Aaron received his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center, where he worked as a constitutional law teaching assistant and was a member of the Hispanic Law Students Association.

Experience

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Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP

  • Associate
    Jul 2022 ∼ Present 4 months
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ExxonMobil

  • Counsel
    Pending ∼ Jul 2022
Firm Prospects attorney tracking launched in 2015/2016. Prior employment history currently unavailable.

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Associate - Tax - Chicago, Dallas, NY, DC, SF, or Miami
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