Kenton McDonald

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, since 1983
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
Planning Committee of the Parker Fielder Bi-Annual Conference on Oil & Gas Taxation
AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell


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.