McAfee & Taft

Real Estate Department

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What the team is known for Substantial group, well equipped to handle the fullest range and most sophisticated types of real estate transactions for developers, owners, lenders and investors. Regularly deals with tax incentive transactions. Particularly active in assisting corporations with divestiture of unimproved properties. Continues to receive regular mandates from energy companies to assist with property transactions pertaining to the expansion of renewable energy projects. Also noted for its expert handling of real estate deals in the healthcare space.

Strengths Clients say: "They give sound advice on all matters, strategize well and evolve around legal matters."

"They are very talented," reports another source.

Work highlights Acted for HSOPCO Holdings in relation to the high-value refinancing of a multifamily apartment complex located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Notable practitioners

Cole Marshall offers experience in handling a variety of real estate transactions. He is particularly noted for his expertise in the healthcare and agriculture sectors.

Frank Hill is highly regarded for his expertise in the real estate market, offering considerable experience in handling commercial real estate development matters. Sources remark: "He is a very experienced, very knowledgeable and reputable lawyer."

Joe Lewallen is highly skilled in handling a range of complex real estate transactions. Impressed clients report: "He always provides thoughtful, well-reasoned advice," further remarking: "His keen intellect and deep experience is enhanced by his charm and disarming wit which can be a useful tool in a tense situation."

Lloyd Hardin is well versed in a broad array of real estate matters including commercial leasing, acquisitions, development and financing transactions.

Myrna Latham exhibits significant experience in handling a wide range of sophisticated real estate transactions. Sources praise her "attention to detail and ability to simplify complex matters," further adding: "She is extremely engaged in vigorously representing clients and is a pleasure to work with."

Richard Riggs is recognized for his significant wealth of experience in advising clients on complex real estate transactions. He is particularly noted for his expertise in renewable energy developments.

Robert Garbrecht is an experienced real estate practitioner, highlighted for his extensive knowledge of acquisition, leasing and development projects. Clients report: "For the most difficult problems, we go to him; he fully understands the dynamic of the industry and tailors legal advice to that."