- Tax Transactions & Consulting
- Tax Controversy
- Energy Taxation
|Contact Info||Telephone: 713 238 2666|
Fax: 713 238 4656
|University ||Northwestern University, B.A.|
|Law School||Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., cum laude; Southern Methodist University, LL.M., Taxation|
|Admitted||1966, Texas; Illinois|
President-Elect/Executive Committee: International Fiscal Association USA Branch
fellow: American College of Tax Counsel
Adjunct Professor, University of Houston Law Center
Advisory Board and Contributing Editor: International Tax Journal
Member: Section of Taxation, American, Texas, and Houston Bar Associations
United States Reporter: International Fiscal Association's Congresses in Sydney, Australia on taxation of the extractive industries, and in Barcelona, Spain on confidentiality in tax matters
Former Chair: Committee on U.S. Activities of Foreigners and Tax Treaties, Section of Taxation, American Bar Association; International Tax Committee, State Bar of Texas
Former President: International Tax Forum of Houston
Former President: Section of Taxation, Houston Bar Association
Founder: State Bar of Texas International Tax Institute, Dallas, Texas
Trustee: The Houston Symphony
Former Director: Chapelwood United Methodist Church
Ed Osterberg impresses the legal market with his grasp that goes beyond the technicalities of the matter, especially in international tax law, where he is extremely impressive, and in M&A, where he is a leading transactional lawyer.
Chambers USA Ed Osterberg is a Tax Transactions & Consulting partner in Mayer Brown's Houston office. His extensive experience includes all areas of business income taxation, with emphasis on corporate and partnership taxation and international transactions.
Ed has advised corporate and individual clients on the federal tax consequences of various transactions, including 1031 exchanges, mergers and acquisitions; tax-free reorganizations; corporate spin-offs and other divestitures; partnerships; foreign operations, including cross-border joint ventures with non-US partners; and inbound investment into the United States by non-US investors.
Mayer Brown was recently named Tax Controversy Team of the Year in the Legal 500 United States Awards 2014. Mayer Brown is 'among the best' and fields a large team...dedicated exclusively to tax controversy and transfer pricing, said Legal 500 and its sources in the 2014 US edition. The firm's extensive experience spans the full gamut of controversy work, from administrative appeals to litigation in the trial court and at appellate court level.
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