Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP expanded its Tax Practice with the addition of Austin Wyker as a shareholder in its Dallas office. Wyker joins the firm from Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C.
Wyker advises clients on the legal, business, and tax aspects of joint ventures with a focus on joint ventures in real estate. Wyker’s clients also include businesses seeking counsel on legal, business, and tax matters related to entity formation, structuring, and general operations.
“Austin brings over 12 years of experience and a reputation for delivering top-quality legal work to a wide range of domestic and international clients. Austin has gained a great deal of trust from his clients based on that experience and his elevated sense of client service and collaboration, which is very much in line with the firm’s core values,” said Joseph F. Coniglio, managing shareholder of the firm’s Dallas office. “We are beyond thrilled to welcome Austin to the firm’s Tax Practice and to our office in Dallas.”
In addition to real estate, Wyker’s experience spans a wide range of sectors, including oil and gas, technology, health care, manufacturing and distribution, and retail and consumer products.
“Greenberg Traurig’s business model, collaborative nature, and commitment to delivering best-in-class service are a great fit for my practice and clients,” Wyker said. “I am excited to work alongside their team of highly regarded attorneys.”
Wyker received his J.D. from Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law, an LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center, and a B.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.
The firm’s three offices in Texas have experienced recent growth in core areas over the past 18 months, including Shareholders Steven E. Bartz (Corporate), Vernon L. Lewis (White Collar Defense & Special Investigations), and Nicole Kintop Smith (Public Finance & Infrastructure); and, as Of Counsel, Lauren Harrison (Litigation), Martye Kendrick (Public Finance & Infrastructure), and Jennifer S. Kukla (Real Estate).