Justin V. Switzer

Justin V. Switzer

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  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    811 Main Street
    Suite 2500
    Houston, TX 77002-6129 USA
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Justin Switzer is Counsel in the Real Estate and Banking Practice Group in the Firm’s Houston Office. He represents clients in retail, industrial, and office leasing, ground leasing, property acquisition and disposition, and mortgage financing.

Justin is Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.


  • Represented developer in development of office complex
  • Represented developer in ground leasing site for office building and parking garage
  • Negotiated retail leases to national, regional, and local tenants for owner of lifestyle shopping centers
  • Represented luxury goods retailers in leases of space in regional shopping malls
  • Represented logistics and warehousing company in purchase, sale, and lease-back of warehouse site and leasing of warehousing and terminal facilities
  • Represented restaurant chain in leases of restaurant locations
  • Represented multi-national technology company in negotiation of sale/leaseback of multi-tenant research and development campus


  • The Best Lawyers In America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Real Estate Law); 2013-2019
  • Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (Real Estate); 2005-2011
  • Houston's "Top Lawyers," H Texas magazine; 2009

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, State Bar of Texas; Former Council Member, Real Estate Probate and Trust Law Section; 2011-2015
  • Real Estate Legislative Affairs Committee of State Bar’s Real Estate Probate and Trust Law Section; Chair Ex Officio for 83rd Texas Legislative Session; Chair for 81st and 82nd Sessions; Co-Vice Chair for 79th and 80th Sessions; Member for 78th Session
  • Member, Houston Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Houston Chapter
  • Member, National Parks Conservation Association
  • Past Member, Urban Land Institute; Membership Committee