Rick Fijolek

Profile

Rick Fijolek has represented U.S. and foreign individuals and companies with regard to the legal and tax issues related to their business and investment activities from the formation or acquisition of their businesses, through the ownership and operation of their businesses, to the restructuring and disposition of those investments or businesses. 

Among the clients Rick has represented are numerous investment funds, including hedge funds, real estate funds, energy funds, private equity funds and venture capital funds, with regard to their formation, capital raising and placements; real estate owners, developers, operating companies, syndicators and investment funds, including real estate investment trusts (REITs); natural resource operating companies, producers and investors; closely-held businesses, including start-up companies, with respect to their organizational structures and tax and business issues; publicly-traded companies with regard to tax issues and joint ventures; and individuals and companies with regard to general business and tax planning. 

Recognition

Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers in America 2015

Best Lawyers in America®, an annual referral guide listing outstanding lawyers throughout the U.S., has once again recognized Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers. This year, 56 of the firm's practices were listed in the guide, an increase from last year.


Published by Woodward/White, Inc. in August 2014.

Selected Client Representations

  • Formation and placements of numerous investment funds with collectively over ten billion dollars in assets. 
  • Formation of hundreds of start-up companies.  
  • Organization of and investments in venture capital and leveraged buyout funds to invest in high-technology and telecommunication companies and mature businesses.  
  • Establishment of U.S. branches of foreign companies and foreign branches of U.S. companies.  
  • Private and public placements of debt and equity and sophisticated derivative financial instruments.

Selected Client Representations

  • Formation and placements of numerous investment funds with collectively over ten billion dollars in assets. 
  • Formation of hundreds of start-up companies.  
  • Organization of and investments in venture capital and leveraged buyout funds to invest in high-technology and telecommunication companies and mature businesses.  
  • Establishment of U.S. branches of foreign companies and foreign branches of U.S. companies.  
  • Private and public placements of debt and equity and sophisticated derivative financial instruments.

Professional and Community Activities

  • American Bar Association 
  • State Bar of Texas 
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Former Chair, Federal Taxation Committee, ABA Section of Real Property 
  • Former Chair, International Real Estate Committee, ABA Section of Real Property 
  • Former Chair, Partnership and Real Estate Committee, State Bar of Texas Tax Section 
  • Former Chair, International Tax Committee, State Bar of Texas Tax Section

Professional Recognition

  • Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel  
  • Named in Euromoney Guide to the World's Leading Tax Advisors  
  • Named in Euromoney Guide to the Leading US Tax lawyers  
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2012 Dallas Tax Law Lawyer of the Year 
  • Named as one of the Best Lawyers in America in Tax Law (2009, 2011-2015)  
  • Named in Chambers USA in Tax (2008-2014) 
  • Named as one of the Best Business Lawyers in Dallas for Tax by D Magazine (2009, 2011) 
  • Named a Texas Super Lawyer (2009-2013) 
  • Martindale Hubbell® Law Directory with a Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™

Professional Recognition

  • Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel  
  • Named in Euromoney Guide to the World's Leading Tax Advisors  
  • Named in Euromoney Guide to the Leading US Tax lawyers  
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2012 Dallas Tax Law Lawyer of the Year 
  • Named as one of the Best Lawyers in America in Tax Law (2009, 2011-2015)  
  • Named in Chambers USA in Tax (2008-2014) 
  • Named as one of the Best Business Lawyers in Dallas for Tax by D Magazine (2009, 2011) 
  • Named a Texas Super Lawyer (2009-2013) 
  • Martindale Hubbell® Law Directory with a Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™

Honors

Chambers USA

Chambers USA 2014

Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has once again recognized Haynes and Boone, featuring 17 of the firm’s practices and 49 individual lawyers in its 2014 edition. Two of the firm’s practice groups, Bankruptcy/Restructuring and Franchising, were included in the national rankings.


Chambers & Partners - May 2014

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