Kenton McDonald concentrates on solving federal tax planning problems that arise in business transactions, and on advising clients in matters involving their interaction with the Internal Revenue Service, including their tax return reporting positions, in audits and in appeals proceedings.
Board Certified, Tax Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
B.A. Southern Methodist University, 1974 — With Highest Honors
J.D. Southern Methodist University, 1977 — Board of Editors, Southwestern Law Journal
Assistant to the Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service, 1987-1989
Member, American Law Institute
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation & Controversy – Tax
Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel
Former Chairman, Natural Resources Committee of the Tax Section of both the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas
Member, Former Chairman, Planning Committee, Annual Taxation Conference of the University of Texas
Member, Planning Committee, Parker Fielder Bi-Annual Conference on Oil & Gas Taxation
Past President, Una Chapman Cox Foundation
Past Chairman, South Texas Public Broadcasting System, Inc.
Director and Past Chairman, South Texas Institute for the Arts
Kenton has three grown children. He and his wife, Claudia, live in Corpus Christi.