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Thomas R. Hegi

Experience and highlights
  • Represented numerous clients in connection with the formation, structuring and maintenance of entities used in business transactions (including partnerships and limited liability companies, as well as corporations), and the tax aspects of business transactions
  • Represented the sponsor of a private equity investment in the negotiation of the terms of the investment vehicle
  • Represented a production and exploration company in connection with a transaction in excess of $20 million involving a private equity firm
  • Represented private equity investor in connection with its acquisition of newspapers
  • Represented a private equity firm in connection with the formation of a $150 million real estate private equity fund
  • Represented an energy company in connection with a substantial equity investment by, and a $35 million equity commitment from, a private equity firm
  • Represented family offices in connection with investments in private equity funds, venture capital funds and hedge funds
  • Advised clients on impact of Texas margin tax and other state tax issues
  • Assisted on various tax controversy matters
Affiliations and honors


  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Certified Public Accountant, Texas


  • Top Attorney in Tax Law, 360 West magazine, 2017-2020
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2013-2020
  • Top Attorney, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2008-2013, 2015-2020
  • 40 Under 40 honoree, Fort Worth Business Press, 2014
  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, Thomson Reuters, 2008-2013
  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, LLM, Taxation, 2009
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2004
    • Order of the Coif, 2004
    • Texas Tech Law Review, Staff
  • Texas A&M University, M.S., 1998
  • Texas A&M University, B.B.A., magna cum laude, 1998
  • State Bar of Texas, 2004
Speeches & Publications
  • Business for Breakfast Law Series, Fort Worth Business Press, July 2018, Featured Panelist