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Jackson Walker LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Advises an array of clients, including investors, owners and developers, in connection with a range of sophisticated real estate transactions, including acquisitions, leasings and capital markets matters. Also houses significant capabilities in land use and zoning. Further expertise in the real estate finance space, advising both borrowers and lenders in connection with transactions across the USA. Maintains offices throughout the state, including in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Fort Worth and San Antonio.

Strengths

A client says: "The team has the depth to meet all of our needs; we haven't had to go outside Jackson Walker to find someone to help with what we do in terms of real estate."
Another source "would always pick Jackson Walker for Texas-based deals."

Work highlights

Represented Silverstone Senior Living in its $500 million acquisition, development, and financing of four senior living facilities.

Notable practitioners

Alfred Meyerson 's practice covers the acquisition, development and financing of a range of commercial real estate transactions.
"He's easy to deal with and really smart."

Kevin Kelley handles an array of real estate matters across the country, including transport and residential projects. He offers particular expertise on high-profile developments such as corporate headquarters and campuses.

Kurt Nondorf is regularly called upon to handle complex real estate matters by developer and investor clients.
"He's excellent: a very practical, very good attorney.""He's just a great mentor and a leader as well."

Steve Jenkins draws on decades of experience to handle acquisitions, developments and financing matters on behalf of major institutional clients.
"He's a trusted adviser who is highly responsive, and very engaged with the client. I have the highest respect for his legal skills and for the way he manages projects."

Susan Mead offers vast experience handling zoning and land use matters in Texas. Her client base includes architects and developers working on residential and mixed-use projects.

William Dahlstrom offers strength handling the zoning aspects of hotel, mixed-use and office projects for his developer clients.
"He's probably one of the best land use lawyers in the state."

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Overview

Real estate clients see Jackson Walker as more than just lawyers. They are their business counselors, transactional advisors, risk managers, and growth strategists, as well as their guides through the legal landscape between their aspirations and their accomplishments.

Their experience extends across all asset types into both regional and national markets. They work with a variety of clients on both sides of the negotiating table and through business cycles from growth to decline. Such exposure allows them to see all aspects of the transaction and the market to anticipate issues and determine the best course to meet their clients’ goals.

In today’s business climate, deals can be won or lost in a matter of days, even hours, making prompt response time critical. Streamlined processes contribute greatly to the cost-effective services they are able to provide their real estate clients. It is this combination of experience, promptness, and precise processes that makes Jackson Walker’s real estate attorneys a premier group.

They recognize that every transaction is unique and find creative responses to the issues our clients face. They manage complex and multi-disciplinary transactions involving numerous players and guide them to a timely and successful close. True to their partnering philosophy, what matters to them is the satisfaction of their clients, not the size of the deal.

For more information, visit: https://www.jw.com/practice-areas/real-estate/

Real Estate Department

Jackson Walker LLP

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Department location

1401 McKinney Street

Suite 1900

Houston

Texas

USA

TX 77010

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Texas

Real Estate


Alfred M Meyerson
Band 2
Kevin L Kelley
Band 2
Kurt Nondorf
Band 1
Steve Jenkins
Band 2

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use


Susan Mead
Senior Statespeople
William Dahlstrom
Band 1