Laura L. McClellan

Laura L. McClellan

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  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    One Arts Plaza
    1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
    Dallas, TX 75201 USA
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Laura McClellan focuses her practice on real estate and real estate finance. She has significant experience representing buyers and sellers in acquisition, sale, and development of real estate, including retail, office, senior assisted living, and multi-family projects throughout the country, as well as representing landlords and tenants in commercial leasing transactions. Laura also has extensive experience representing lenders and borrowers in connection with real estate-secured construction and permanent financing; including office, hotel, retail, multi-family, and senior independent and assisted living projects, complex multi-property, and multi-state transactions.


  • Representation of mezzanine lender in multiple financing and acquisition transactions

  • Representation of developer in leasing of commercial/industrial space for multiple properties

  • Construction and permanent lending on office, retail, and senior housing developments

  • Representation of trust in acquisition of properties throughout Texas

  • Representation of retail company in acquisition and sale of properties throughout Texas

  • Representation of tenant-client in renegotiating lease for headquarters, covering over 50,000 square feet

  • Representation of senior housing provider in acquisition of multi-state, multi-property portfolio of senior residential facilities


  • The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Real Estate Law); 2012-2015

  • Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (Real Estate); 2012-2014

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, American Bar Association; Litigation and Real Property Sections; Co-Chair, Programs Subcommitee Real Estate & Probate Litigation Committee, 2004-2005

  • Member, State Bar of Texas

  • Member, Washington State Bar Association; Editorial Board, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Section, 2004-2007

  • Member, The College of the State Bar of Texas; 2000-present

  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

  • Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys; Editor, American College of Mortgage Attorneys' National Mortgage Law Summary, 2001, 2003, 2009-present

  • Adjunct Professor, Seattle University School of Law, 2004-2007