Houston – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Thad Armstrong and Lewis S. Kasner have been elected to leadership positions for the Houston Bar Association Real Estate Law Section (“HBA Real Estate Law Section”). Armstrong was elected Chair-Elect and Kasner was elected to a two-year term on the HBA’s Real Estate Law Section Advisory Council.
Armstrong is a Partner in Thompson & Knight’s Real Estate and Banking Practice Group in the Firm’s Houston office. Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, he represents the interests of buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants, developers, property managers, general contractors, and brokers in all facets of their real estate transactions and projects. He also provides start-to-finish legal representation to lenders and borrowers in commercial foreclosures and deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure. Armstrong has been recognized for his legal work by Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (2013).
Kasner is an Associate in Thompson & Knight’s Real Estate and Banking Practice Group in the Firm’s Houston office. Trusted by his clients to provide top-notch legal advice in the commercial real estate and banking markets, he has developed a reputation for offering practical solutions and advocating on behalf of his clients with integrity. As lender’s counsel, Kasner regularly represents financial institutions in both interim and permanent loan transactions ranging from $1 million to in excess of $100 million. He also routinely represents owners and developers of commercial real estate in connection with the acquisition, disposition, and leasing of commercial property. Kasner is Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been recognized for his legal work by Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (2013 and 2014).
The HBA’s more than 11,000 member attorneys have a continued commitment to serving the legal profession and the community. Established in 1870, the HBA’s purpose is to maintain high standards in the legal profession, provide legal education for Harris County attorneys, and better access to legal services for all citizens in the Greater Houston area. The HBA Real Estate Law Section offers continuing legal education meetings monthly on topics ranging from leasing, development, loan transactions, landlord/tenant issues, legislative updates and other relevant real estate issues. For more information, please visit http://www.hba.org/.