Hornberger Fuller Garza & Cohen Incorporated announced today the association of W. Thomas Weir as Of Counsel with the firm. Weir will be part of the firm’s Trusts & Estates and Business & Partnerships sections.
Weir comes to HFG&C to devote his considerable experience to the representation of high net worth individuals in connection with their income tax and estate planning. He will also represent businesses relative to their tax structure, mergers and acquisitions, and restructurings.
Previously, Weir was the head of the Worldwide Tax Practice of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and a member of that firm’s management committee and budget and finance committee.
Weir was listed in Best Lawyers in America for more than thirty-five years while practicing in San Antonio, New York, and Houston. He has also been listed as a Super Lawyer and was chosen as one of the six best tax advisors in the U.S. South by the International Tax Review.
In 2016, Weir was recognized for Lifetime Achievement by Texas Lawyer and as an Energy and Environmental Trailblazer by the National Law Journal for his work on complex oil and gas mergers and reorganizations.