Practice Areas

Energy, Federal and International Taxation, General Business, Mergers and Acquisitions


B.A., Iowa State University, 1995
J.D., Valparaiso University School of Law, 1999
LL.M. (Tax), Georgetown University Law Center, 2000

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts 1999
Texas 2009


Phone: 713.590.9665

James Spaur

Mergers and Acquisitions and General Corporate

James Spaur has practiced law since 2000 and maintains a sophisticated business transactional practice, focused on mergers and acquisitions and complex corporate transactions. He serves as both outside general counsel and transactional counsel to a broad and diverse group of entrepreneurs, start-up and emerging ventures, and middle-market companies, providing them with business-driven solutions and cost-effective legal expertise. His clients operate in a variety of industry segments including, oil & gas, manufacturing, construction, and technology.

Prior to joining Ewing & Jones in 2011, James practiced with Burns & Levinson in Boston, Massachusetts, and Devine, Millimet & Branch in Manchester, New Hampshire.

James received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Iowa State University in 1995; his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Valparaiso University School of Law in 1999; and his Master of Tax Laws from Georgetown University Law Center in 2000. He was a member of the Valparaiso University Law Review and served as Editor of the 1998-1999 Law Review Symposium. James is admitted to practice law in Texas and Massachusetts.

  • Houston Bar Association, Mergers and Acquisitions Section and Oil & Gas Section