Troy Christensen


Education and Clerkships

J.D., Tulane University, 2005, magna cum laude

B.S., Accountancy, Brigham Young University, 2001

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2005




Troy Christensen is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group at Haynes and Boone, LLP. His practice includes state and federal taxation, partnership and limited liability company formation, and estate planning. 

Troy has represented clients in: 

  • The formation, operation, and liquidation of business entities, including partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations 
  • Federal income tax and state franchise tax matters
  • Structuring and drafting documentation for real estate-related transactions

Professional and Community Activities

  • State Bar of Texas 
  • Dallas Bar Association 
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Client Representation

Haynes and Boone Advises Mitra in Acquisition of KFC/Taco Bell Units

DALLAS – A team of Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers represented Mitra, LLC in its acquisition of 120 Kentucky Fried Chicken/Taco Bell units from Yum Brands, Inc. in the northeast part of the United States.

Purchased for an undisclosed amount, the units acquired are spread across six states (Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New Jersey) and the transaction was completed in mid-August.

Selected Publications

  • "Federal Taxation of Series Limited Liability Companies," co-author with Kimberly Szarzynski, The Texas Tax Lawyer, State Bar of Texas Tax Section, Vol. 38, No. 2, Winter 2011. 
  • "IRS Guidance on Series Limited Liability Companies," co-author with Kimberly Szarzynski, Headnotes, Dallas Bar Association, Vol. 36, No. 1, January 2011. 
  • Co-contributor to chapter on Cleantech Financing in legal treatise Energy Law and Transactions, 2009.

Representative Matters

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