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Megan James
Megan James
Senior Associate — Tax
Senior Associate — Tax

Megan James

Megan James

Trammell Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3900
Dallas, Texas 75201

Megan James

Experience Highlights

  • RSP Permian in its $9.5 billion sale to Concho Resources, creating the largest unconventional shale producer in the Permian Basin

  • Caprock Midstream Holdings in its $950 million sale to EagleClaw Midstream

  • Spredfast, a leading provider of social media management software and solutions, in the merger with Lithium Technologies via its private equity sponsor, Vista Equity Partners 

  • Continental Resources in its $220 million sale of mineral rights in the SCOOP and STACK oil and gas plays to, and formation of a joint venture with, Franco-Nevada Corporation

  • Osaka Gas USA Co. in the acquisition from, and joint venture with, Sabine Oil & Gas relating to oil and gas properties located in Harrison and Panola Counties, TX 


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D. summa cum laude, 2014 (Order of the Coif; Managing Editor, Texas Tech Law Review; Burton Award, 2014 Distinguished Legal Writing Award)
  • Texas A&M University, B.S., Sociology, 2010
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Ones to Watch,” (Dallas): Litigation and Controversy–Tax, Tax Law, 2022
  • Texas
  • “Tax R&W Insurance in the Context of M&A Transactions,” Tax Executive Institute – Houston Chapter Tax School, October 4, 2021 (co-speaker)
  • “Upstream Oil and Gas Like-Kind Exchange Transactions after Tax Reform,” Tax Executive Institute – Houston Chapter Tax School, February 27, 2018 (panelist)