Lane Morgan

Lane Morgan

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Lane Morgan is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Tax Practice Group, based in Dallas.

Practice Focus

Lane's practice focuses on the tax aspects of complex domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, tax-free spin-offs, restructurings, public offerings and other financings.

Representative Legal Matters

Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Lane was involved in the following representations:

  • Tailwater Capital, together with Waste Management (NYSE: WM) through a newly formed joint venture, in its acquisition of a significant interest in Continuus Materials, a waste-to-product business that transforms discarded plastic and fiber material into engineered building products

  • ORIX Capital Partners in its acquisition of Odin Construction Solutions, a leading provider of environmental remediation and geotechnical construction services

  • Arcosa, Inc. (NYSE: ACA) in its acquisition of Southwest Rock Products and affiliated entities for USD 150 million

  • Burning Glass Technologies, a KKR Impact Fund portfolio company, in its combination with Emsi to form Emsi Burning Glass, a leading labor market analytics firm

  • Star Peak Corp II (NYSE: STPC), a special purpose acquisition company, on its USD 1.35 billion business combination with Benson Hill, Inc., a sustainable food technology company

  • The Rise Fund, a TPG-managed global impact fund, in its acquisition of Element Markets, the leading independent marketer of renewable natural gas and environmental commodities in North America

  • Vortus Investments on its partnership with Flat Creek Resources LLC to develop existing oil-rich assets in Eddy County, New Mexico in the Delaware Basin through Stateline Operating LLC

  • HPS Investment Partners, LLC (HPS) in CAD 120 million term loan financing provided to Canaccord Genuity Group, Inc. (CGGI), a leading financial services firm based in Canada, in connection with CGGI’s redemption of its convertible debentures and the subsequent acquisition by HPS of preferred shares issued by CGGI’s UK wealth management subsidiary

  • Apax Funds in its acquisition of the software products business of 3i Infotech Limited, an Indian IT solutions company listed on the National Stock Exchange of India Limited

  • NOVA Infrastructure in its investment in Integrated Waste Solutions Group, LLC, an Austin-based waste management company

Professional Honors

  • Recognized for US Taxes: Non-Contentious by The Legal 500 United States, 2019


  • Texas~United States


  • Harvard Law School (J.D.) (2009)
  • Brigham Young University (M. Acc.) (2004)
  • Brigham Young University (B.S. Accountancy, Minor in Japanese, cum laude) (2004)