Arthur Nathan has more than 38 years of experience counseling clients in mergers and acquisitions, business and tax planning, and other transactional matters. His practice includes structuring, negotiating, and handling mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, leveraged buyouts, and tax-free reorganizations; corporate spin-offs, split-offs, and split-ups; private equity, family business planning, partnership and limited liability company transactions, and corporate dissolutions; and advising on shareholder and business owner disputes. Arthur has been board certified in tax law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1983.
Arthur has represented U.S. and foreign companies in acquisitions of corporations owned in whole or in part by ESOPs and in acquisitions and dispositions of power plants, power services, oil field services, and engineering services companies throughout the United States, including structuring, taxable and tax-free planning, financing, negotiations, and auction purchases. Prior to joining Jones Day, he represented one of the largest armored car, ATM, and cash management services companies with operations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. He also has represented companies in sales tax audits before the Texas Comptroller, including contested sales tax matters relating to electricity and other exemptions.
Arthur is a member of the ABA (Committees on Negotiated Acquisitions and Corporate Taxation) and the International Association of Business Leaders. He has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center, where he taught advanced corporate taxation and business planning.
Wood Group acquires Ingenious Inc.
Mexican midstream service company negotiates joint venture with Texas midstream service company to form joint venture for cross border pipeline between Mexico and Texas
Wood Group forms joint venture with Grupo Diavaz
Honors & Distinctions
Chambers USA - leading lawyer in corporate/M&A in Texas (2010-2013)
Texas Super Lawyers (2003-2013)
The Best Lawyers in America - tax law (2009-2014)
Listed multiple times in Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Tax Advisers in the United States and in International Who's Who of Professionals