Chris Compton’s practice involves federal income tax aspects of financial transactions, with a focus on tax-advantaged bonds. Chris’s experience includes counseling on federal income tax attributes of financing public infrastructure, educational facilities, public power, public-private partnership projects, sports facilities, sustainable and clean energy facilities, community development projects including tax increment financings (TIFs), special districts, manufacturers, project finance and economic development projects.
Chris is a member of the Winstead’s Public Finance Practice Group and has primary responsibility for the firm’s federal income tax compliance and opinions on tax-exempt obligations. Chris also supports Winstead’s Sports Business & Public Venues and Real Estate Development & Investment Practice Groups, providing tax-efficient solutions to complex transactions.
Chris is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers and the Institute for Professionals in Taxation.