Susan E. Coleman

Susan E. Coleman

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  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    801 Cherry Street, Unit #1
    Burnett Plaza, Suite 1600
    Fort Worth, TX 76102-6881 USA
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Susan Coleman's practice is focused on multi-state office, retail, industrial and flex leasing transactions, construction and permanent lending transactions secured by real estate, and the purchase and sale of commercial real property.

She also assists owners, developers, buyers, and sellers with conventional land assembly and disposition, redevelopment, leasing, construction and management issues for developments such as offices, corporate campuses, retail centers, and mixed-use projects.

In addition, she has significant expertise in the areas of representation of developers in equity and debt transactions.


  • Negotiated office leases for major insurance companies and other institutional owners in the cities of Dallas, Austin, and Houston

  • Negotiated leases for national tenants in numerous states

  • Negotiated retail leases for major insurance company

  • Prepared and negotiated telecommunication leases and license agreements

  • Prepared acquisition documents and negotiated financing arrangements in connection with commercial real estate acquisitions and development


  • The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Real Estate Law); 2010-2018

  • “Recommended Attorney,” The Legal 500 US by Legalease (Real Estate and Construction: Real Estate); 2016

  • Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (Real Estate, Banking); 2003-2017
  • “Top Attorneys” (Real Estate) by Fort Worth, Texas magazine; 2006-2009, 2012-13, 2015-2017
  • 2013 Power Attorney, Fort Worth Business Press

  • Great Woman of Texas, Fort Worth Business Press, 2008

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, Tarrant County Business Law Association

  • Former Director, YWCA of Fort Worth and Tarrant County

  • Member, Forum Fort Worth