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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, TX 75201

Megan James

Megan focuses her practice on the federal income tax aspects of complex domestic and cross-border transactions.  She advises partnerships, corporations and individuals in a variety of tax matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, reorganizations, and private equity.

The following is a list of representative matters in which Megan has assisted.

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 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
  • Texas
  • “Upstream Oil and Gas Like-Kind Exchange Transactions after Tax Reform,” Tax Executive Institute – Houston Chapter Tax School, February 27, 2018 (panelist)