Mark Dundon, P.C.

Partner Tax


Mark Dundon is a tax partner in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Mark’s practice focuses on the tax aspects of complex mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, restructurings and financing transactions, primarily in the energy industry. He has represented large and mid-cap private equity funds and their portfolio companies, as well as large public and private corporations.


Thought Leadership


"Tax Tweaks on Property Transfers from C Corp to REIT," Law360, August 21, 2013


“Partnerships and Pass Through Entities,” 16th Biennial Parker C. Fielder Oil, Gas, and Energy Tax Conference, November 2023

Energy, Climate, ESG, Environmental and Tax Matters in the First 100 Days of the Biden Administration,” Kirkland Webinar, May 2021 

"Common Tax Planning Considerations for Partnership Transactions," Tax Executives Institute, Houston Conference, March 2022 

“Innovative and Tax-Efficient REIT Structures for the Midstream Sector,” Midstream REIT Seminar, Houston, February 2020

"Joint Ventures with Private Equity Sponsors," Tax Executives Institute, Houston Conference, May 2018

"Troubled Partnerships," Panelist, ABA Tax Section 2017 Midyear Meeting, Orlando, Florida


Chambers USA, “Up and Coming” for Tax (Texas) in 2021–2023

Texas Super Lawyer-Rising Star (Thomson Reuters) in 2014–2021

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association — Tax Section


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York
  • Texas


  • University of Texas at Austin School of LawJ.D.with High Honors2007

    Chancellor-at-Large (top 16 highest ranking graduates)

    Order of the Coif

    Articles Editor, Texas Law Review

  • University of RochesterB.A., Economics & Political Sciencemagna cum laude2004