Michael Threet



Education and Clerkships

LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 1994

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1991

B.A., Hendrix College, 1985




Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Federal Claims

U.S. Tax Court


Michael Threet's practice concentrates in the areas of federal and state taxation of investment funds, corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and individuals.

Michael's experience includes tax and business planning for corporate acquisitions, reorganizations, and liquidations; business and real estate transactions; debt and equity offerings; and investment fund, corporate, partnership, and limited liability company formations and operations, as well as federal and state tax controversies. Michael’s experience also includes planning and advice regarding renewable energy tax credits.

Michael is a certified public accountant (inactive).

Professional Recognition

  • Martindale Hubbell Law Directory with a Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent

Oil and Gas

Haynes and Boone Assists with $250 Million Joint Venture to Acquire California Oil and Gas Properties

Haynes and Boone Assists with $250 Million Joint Venture to Acquire California Oil and Gas Properties

Haynes and Boone, LLP advised client Benefit Street Partners L.L.C. in a joint venture with California Resources Corporation (CRC) to invest in CRC’s oil and gas properties in California.


Haynes and Boone Advises Rmax Operating in Sale to Sika

A team of Haynes and Boone lawyers from three offices advised Rmax Operating, LLC, a market leader in building insulation technology for more than 37 years, in its agreement to be sold to Sika Corporation.

Professional and Community Activities

  • Trustee, Sunnyvale Independent School District
  • Dallas Bar Association, Tax Section; Chair, 2009-2010; Council Member, 2006-2009
  • Board of Directors, Sunnyvale Education Foundation
  • American Bar Association, Taxation Section; Partnerships and LLCs Committee; Real Estate Committee
  • State Bar of Texas, Tax Section; Council Member, 2008-present; Chair of Partnership and Real Estate Committee, 2006-2009; Chair of CLE Committee, 2009-present

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • Adjunct Lecturer in Tax Accounting, SMU Dedman School of Law, Spring 2013.
  • "Advanced Tax Law Course," planning committee member, State Bar of Texas TexasBarCLE, 2007-present.
  • "Some Things You Should Know About Taxes," Accretive Solutions June CPE Event, Dallas, Texas, June, 2012.

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