Bob Van Amburgh is a shareholder with HHDU serving the firm’s clients at his focus on individual and corporate taxation issues. He offers tax planning and other counsel on the financial aspects of business management, including private security offerings and mergers and acquisitions. When a lawsuit, settlement or other legal transaction has tax implications, Bob gets involved to ensure the client’s interests are protected from unexpected tax issues. Bob also helps clients develop employment contracts and executive compensation agreements with an eye on the tax aspects of these documents.
Bob prides himself on understanding the unique needs of entrepreneurs and business owners. He has built his practice on a commitment to providing clients with practical, tangible advice that will get their legal issues resolved in the most direct and efficient way possible. He has been recognized by his peers as an AV rated attorney, the highest rating for legal ability awarded by Martindale-Hubbell.
Bob received his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, where he earned multiple honors, including membership in the Order of the Coif, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, and Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. He also completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Texas and received a B.B.A. with highest honors.
Bob is the author of: Tax Considerations for an Individual Debtor Contemplating Bankruptcy, published in the 1989 Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law. He is also a member of the State Bar of Texas, Business Law Section and both the Taxation Section and the Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section of the State Bar of Texas. He is also very involved in the Lake Highlands Exchange, a civic organization, and has written articles and press releases to promote the organization’s events and activities.