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Michael B. Overstreet

Associate

Education

University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2012

Texas A&M University, M.S., Accounting, 2009

Texas A&M University, B.B.A., cum laude, Accounting, 2009

Honors

2016–2017 Tax Section Leadership Academy, State Bar of Texas

Outstanding Committee Member of the Year (2015–2016), Houston CPA Society

Presidential Scholarship Recipient, The University of Texas School of Law

Bar Admissions

Texas

Profile

Michael Overstreet focuses his practice on tax planning and business transactions. Michael primarily assists clients with corporate reorganizations, recapitalizations, restructuring, conversions, mergers and acquisitions, and entity formation. Michael is both an attorney and a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He is actively involved with the Houston CPA Society and the Texas Society of CPAs.

Representative Matters

  • Represented family-owned businesses in tax-free stock recapitalizations to provide for voting and non-voting stock.
  • Represented numerous clients in tax-free reorganizations of their corporate structure.
  • Prepared shareholders' agreements and buy-sell agreements to protect the owners of private businesses upon certain events, such as an owner's death, disability, divorce, or bankruptcy, or a fundamental disagreement between the owners regarding the business. 
  • Represented privately-owned civil engineering firm that specialized in designing offshore oil and gas platforms in approximately $73 million sale to publicly-traded multinational corporation.
  • Represented fitness company in pre-closing reorganization and subsequent sale to NY-based private equity firm.

Seminars & Presentations

  • 2016 Tax Return Preparation Issues, Chamberlain Hrdlicka's February 2017 Tax Forum
  • International Tax Update, presented to the Houston CPA Society International Tax Study Group, February 17, 2016

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas, Tax Section
  • Houston Bar Association, Tax Section
  • American Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Texas Society of CPAs
  • Houston CPA Society; Membership Development Committee, Co-Chair (2016–2017)