Thompson & Knight's real estate practice has more than 60 lawyers in our offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Texas; New York City; Detroit, Michigan; and Monterrey, Mexico. Our lawyers have an innovative, local, regional, multi-state, and global real estate practice involving real property assets. We represent clients in all aspects of real estate and real estate finance, including buying, selling, developing, operating, leasing, capitalizing, syndicating, and financing real estate projects. Our myriad clients include lenders and borrowers, landlords and tenants, commercial and residential developers, equity investors, and real estate brokers.
The Firm is ranked among the top five firms in Texas for Real Estate in the prestigious Chambers USA 2012 legal directory by Chambers & Partners, which praises the Firm for its "strong advisory capabilities and proactive client management." Additionally, Thompson & Knight received a first-tier ranking for Real Estate Law in both Dallas and Houston in the 2013 edition of Best Law Firms, the preeminent listing of the nation's top legal practices from the publishers of U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America®. According to one client quoted in Best Law Firms, "Thompson & Knight is a terrific firm. The lawyers are very responsive and highly professional. They understand and have expertise in all areas of real estate law."
Real estate deals often require fast action. As part of an international Firm of more than 330 lawyers practicing on five continents, our real estate attorneys provide prompt responses to client needs, seamlessly consulting with their colleagues in related areas such as environmental, tax, corporate and securities, litigation, bankruptcy, ERISA, and international law. As a result, our attorneys can structure even the most complex real estate transactions in multiple jurisdictions. We also regularly assist clients in resolving nontraditional matters such as environmental contamination, loan workouts, and debt restructuring, including foreclosures and disposition of problem assets.