Thompson & Knight's real estate practice has more than 60 lawyers in our offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston, Texas; New York City; and Mexico City 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 six firms in Texas for Real Estate in the prestigious Chambers USA 2017 legal directory by Chambers & Partners, which praises our top-notch real estate team for its "outstanding job of offering solutions that balance legal risk issues with real world, business practicality," and we are ranked among the top firms in the nation in both Real Estate and Construction in The Legal 500 US 2017 by Legalease. Additionally, Thompson & Knight received a regional first-tier ranking for Real Estate Law in both Dallas and Houston in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms," the preeminent listing of the nation's top legal practices.
Real estate deals often require fast action. As part of an international Firm of more than 300 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.