David Fields



Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of Texas at Austin School of Law, 1987, with honors

A.B., Stanford University, 1983, with distinction, Phi Beta Kappa




David Fields has more than 20 years of experience counseling and assisting developers, corporations, investors, family offices, insurance companies and hedge funds in real estate matters. His practice spans projects throughout the United States. His practical experience includes the acquisition, development and sale of income and non-income producing properties; space and ground leases; air rights agreements; corporate real estate transactions; lot sale contracts; property owners' associations; real estate finance (including significant experience in representing developers in connection with loan agreements); property development agreements; and real estate foreclosures, workouts and restructurings.

David was recognized by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas in D Magazine, D Magazine Partners, in 2011, 2013-2017; was listed in The Best Lawyer in America, Woodward/White, Inc., in Real Estate Law, 2016-2018; and is AV® Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory.


Best Lawyers

Haynes and Boone Featured in Best Lawyers in America 2018

Best Lawyers in America, an annual referral guide listing outstanding lawyers throughout the U.S., has recognized 107 Haynes and Boone lawyers across 56 practice areas in its 2018 edition.

Published by Woodward/White, Inc. in August 2017

Areas of Emphasis

  • Real estate development 
  • Leasing 
  • Real estate purchase and sale agreements 
  • Retail/office/industrial developments 
  • Master planned communities 
  • Corporate relocations 
  • Real estate finance 

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