Real Estate & Construction
Construction Law

Our Real Estate and Construction attorneys work with real estate developers, property and building owners, property managers, landlords, contractors, brokers, lenders, insureds, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), material fabricators, engineers, and architects. From planning, to purchase, to construction, to operation, and to sale, our lawyers have the knowledge and experience to counsel clients on the risks they confront and find the best solutions for their business.

Our practice in this area includes representation in:


  • Purchase financing and construction loans
  • Asset purchase agreements
  • Leases, subleases and assignments
  • Construction contracts
  • Architect, engineer and other professional contracts
  • Insurance coverage
  • Land use, restrictive covenants, deed restrictions, and other property conditions
  • Foreclosure and other lien priority and enforcement issues
  • Boundary and title disputes
  • Lease disputes, landlord/tenant issues and evictions
  • Homeowner association and commercial association disputes
  • Options, rights of first refusal
  • Breaches of representations and warranties


  • Breach of contract
  • Construction defects and other construction litigation
  • Mechanic’s and materialman’s liens, mineral interest liens, landlord liens, and tax liens
  • Usury and other lender liability
  • Bankruptcy issues and creditor’s rights
  • Title examinations and insurance
  • Fraudulent transfers
  • Real estate torts including trespass, nuisance, and slander of title
  • Professional liability for architects and engineers
  • Violations of Chapter 27 of the Texas Business and Commerce Code
  • Condemnation, eminent domain, and inverse condemnation foreclosures

Our experience includes transactions and disputes involving office buildings, shopping centers, malls, hotels, apartments, infrastructure, financing, land development, condominiums, industrial complexes, raw land, and other commercial, industrial and residential properties.