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Experience

Paul Comeaux provides legal support to local and global clients in real estate, hospitality, energy, and general business transactions. He represents developers, investors, and lenders. His expertise includes ground lease structuring and negotiation, structuring partnerships and joint ventures, lease finance, condominium structuring and disputes, retail and office leasing, and project construction and development (including design professional and construction agreements). He also has an extensive legal opinions practice.

Ranked among the top six firms in Texas for Real Estate in Chambers USA 2019 by Chambers and Partners

25+

More than 25 years of Real Estate Law experience

Representative Matters

  • Represented an international hotel group in multiple multi-state acquisitions and dispositions
  • Represented the lead lender in structuring and syndication of over $5 billion in off balance sheet leases
  • Represented an international hospitality company in a litigation workout involving restructure of financing, renovation, and other obligations in connection with a flagship New York Times Square hotel
  • Represented working-interest owners in the financing, purchasing, lease-up, and sale of a major shopping center
  • Represents national retailers, banks, and restaurant chains in acquisition, development, and leasing

Honors & Affiliations

Distinctions/Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Real Estate Law), 2006-2019
  • Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (Real Estate, Banking, Construction/Surety), 2004-2005, 2007

Memberships/Affiliations

  • Member, State Bar of Texas; Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Section
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association; Real Property Section

Education & Admissions

Education

  • LL.M., 1992, with merit, King's College, University of London
  • J.D., 1991, Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
  • B.A., 1988, cum laude, Louisiana State University, Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • Texas