Rick Haan

Rick Haan

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  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    One Arts Plaza
    1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
    Dallas, TX 75201 USA
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Rick Haan's practice focuses on the representation of mortgage lending clients in interim, permanent, and construction financings secured by or involving real estate, including retail, office, and multifamily projects. His experience also includes representing lenders in foreclosure proceedings and loan servicing, including modifications, assumptions and sales of bank-owned property.

Rick also represents various developers in connection with their acquisition and development of real estate projects. In connection with such development work, Rick prepares and negotiates purchase and sale agreements, leases, easements, restrictive covenants and numerous other documents on behalf of such companies.


  • Representation of lender in $120 million loan for proposed construction of office building in suburban Washington D.C.

  • Representation of developer in $100 million acquisition of multifamily portfolio in Birmingham, Alabama

  • Representation of institutional developer in ongoing development of 280 acres of land in Southlake, Texas for retail, medical, and high-end single family residential

  • Representation of borrower in $210 million loan for acquisition of golf community in North Carolina

  • Representation of agent lender in $161 million syndicated construction loan to finance construction of mixed use development in Allen, Texas

  • Representation of lender in high profile lease negotiations, including negotiation of lease for 66,000 square feet of office space in Dallas, Texas

  • Representation of owner in simultaneous refinancing of nine multifamily properties in various states

  • Representation of lender in $45 million financing of 800,000sf power retail center in Virginia

  • Representation of national bank in restructuring improvements agreement with municipality for residential lots in suburban Denver and eventual disposition of such lots

  • Representation of national lender in $100 million loan secured by industrial portfolio in various states

  • Representation of lender in disposition of large multifamily complex in suburban Atlanta

Prior Experience

  • Intern, Michigan Supreme Court, 2004
  • Assistant Director, Michigan State University Athletic Department, 1999-2003


  • Chambers USA by Chambers & Partners (Real Estate); 2018

  • The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Real Estate Law); 2018-2019

  • Top 100 Texas Up-and-Coming Attorneys, Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters; 2018

  • Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (Real Estate, Business); 2010-2018

  • Top Score on Texas Bar Exam, 2006

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, State Bar of Texas

  • Member, Dallas Bar Association