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August 7, 2013 
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Three Gray Reed Attorneys Named to Leadership of State Bar of Texas Tax Committee

Gray Reed & McGraw is proud to announce the selection of three attorneys to leadership in the State Bar of Texas Tax Section Council. Houston Member Deidra Wilson Hubenak will serve as chair of the International Tax Committee. Houston Associate Austin Carlson will serve as vice chair of the International Tax Committee. Dallas Associate David Gair will serve as vice chair of the Tax Controversy Committee. The appointments will last for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. The International Tax Committee promotes sharing knowledge among members of the International Tax community. They also sponsor an annual one-day seminar in the late fall on International Tax. The Tax Controversy Committee focuses on all aspects of tax controversy and tax litigation, including civil and criminal, federal and state. The Committee sponsors a seminar each year on current topics of interest to tax controversy practitioners.

“We are proud of the commitment Deidra, Austin and David are making by serving in a leadership role,” Gray Reed & McGraw President and Managing Shareholder J. Cary Gray said. “Their service in the Tax Section Council is indicative of their dedication to the practice of tax law.” 

Deidra Wilson Hubenak is a licensed attorney and a Certified Public Accountant with more than 20 years of experience providing multinational corporations, closely held businesses and individuals with tax planning. Austin Carlson’s practice focuses on tax planning and tax controversy on the international, federal, and state levels.  He works with multinational corporations, small businesses, and individuals to achieve their planning goals. David Gair focuses on tax matters and tax litigation in the United States Tax Court, United States Court of Federal Claims, the United States Bankruptcy Courts and the United States District Courts. His representation involves complex international and domestic civil and criminal matters.

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