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Curt Wimberly
Curt Wimberly
Senior Associate — Tax
Senior Associate — Tax

Curt Wimberly

Curt Wimberly
Washington, D.C.

2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 500 West
Washington, D.C. 20037

Curt Wimberly

Experience Highlights

  • Viking Global Investors as a lead investor in the $15 billion business combination of Ginkgo Bioworks and Soaring Eagle Acquisition Corp., a SPAC

  • Talos Energy, a portfolio company of Apollo Global Management and Riverstone Holdings, in its $2.5 billion combination with Stone Energy, creating an offshore-focused E&P company

  • Antero Midstream GP, Antero Midstream Partners, and Antero Resources in the roll up of Antero Midstream Partners in a unit-for-cash and stock transaction

  • (S.D. Tex.) – Represented Fortune 500 company in two federal district court disputes over the timing of tax losses on foreign investments; both matters settled favorably, with the IRS conceding most of the $89 million at issue

  • Oasis Midstream Partners LP in its $147 million initial public offering of common units

  • Maxar Technologies in its $3.6 billion merger with DigitalGlobe, creating a leading provider of satellites, earth imagery, geospatial data solutions and analytics

  • First Reserve in its $135 million acquisition of TriMas Corporation’s Lamons business, a provider of industrial sealing and fastener solutions

  • Hi-Crush Partners LP in its conversion from a master limited partnership to a C-corporation

  • Omega Protein, a nutritional product company and provider of specialty oils and specialty protein products, in its $500 million sale to Cooke

  • USA Compression Partners in its $1.7 billion concurrent IDR exchange for common units and acquisition of CDM Resource Management and CDM Environmental Technical Services, and related debt and equity financings

  • Fifth Creek Energy Company, a portfolio company of NGP, in its $649 million combination with Bill Barrett Corporation, creating an E&P company focused on oil-weighted rural areas in the Denver-Julesburg Basin


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2016
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation with distinction, 2016
  • The University of Texas at Austin, M.P.A., Accounting, 2008
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A., Accounting, 2008
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Ones to Watch,” Tax Law (Houston), 2023 and 2024
  • Member: Tax Section, American Bar Association
  • Texas
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Tax Court