Christopher L. Harris


Chris Harris is known for his unique blend of instinct, creativity, and energy. Chris, who is Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, helps clients minimize their income tax liability. Clients rely on Chris to structure and negotiate business transactions, particularly in the real estate, oil & gas, health care, and private equity industries.

Chris is an insightful and efficient lawyer who is passionate about tax law and the way it drives individual decision-making and the economy. Whether they are domestic or cross-border, clients appreciate Chris’ ability to maximize their financial returns without losing sight of business and operational needs.

Licensed In

  • Texas


  • J.D. St. Mary’s University School of Law
  • LL.M. University of Florida
  • B.B.A Texas A&M University


  • Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • American Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Texas Bar Association, Tax Section, Business Section
  • Dallas Bar Association, Tax Section, Business Section
  • Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business, Adjunct Professor, Income Tax Planning
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Tax Section – Testing and Grading Committee
  • Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Society, Audit and Finance Committee (current member), Former Chair, Vice Chair, and Treasurer


  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law (2023-Present), Tax Law (2023-Present)

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