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Andrew Weber
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"I am thrilled to head up Kelly Hart in Austin, our capital city where law, policy and politics meet. I get to utilize my public-sector experience and work with a talented group of attorneys whose extensive knowledge and creativity ensure exceptional service to our clients. Whether clients have an energy, environmental, or governmental issue (or all three), and whether solutions are negotiated or litigated, we have the depth and breadth to achieve great, cost-effective results."

James E.McClain Joins Kelly Hart

.James McClain joins Kelly Hart in the Fort Worth office’s Corporate and Securities section.J
Mr. McClain represents a variety of multi-national corporate clients in complex business transactions often involving significant domestic, international, and cross-border tax issues including structuring inbound and outbound investments, branch profits tax, transfer pricing, earnings-stripping, tax withholding, and tax treaties. He has extensive experience in the establishment of foreign entities, including hybrid entities, controlled foreign corporations, passive foreign investment companies, and the maximization of foreign tax credits on worldwide income and tax residency issues. 


Mr. McClain also regularly advises clients on various aspects of corporate finance and international transactions, and has counseled domestic and international clients on the structuring and financing of joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, privatization transactions, cross-border sales of goods and services, and technology and other intellectual property transfers. 

Mr. McClain has a broad range of experience on various aspects of corporate and securities laws including financial reporting, and corporate governance matters.


Kelly Hart was formed in 1979 with five lawyers and since that time has grown to over 160 attorneys in five offices