Rick Martin

Practices

Education and Clerkships

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1977

B.A., Westminster College, 1974

Admissions

Texas

Colorado

Profile

Rick Martin has more than 35 years of experience assisting a broad range of clients involved in complex real estate transactions. He has represented pension systems, pension advisors, developers, REITS, private funds, and individual investors in office, industrial, hospitality and multi-family acquisitions and dispositions, and multi-family, industrial, office and lot development. Recently Rick has had a particular focus on development joint ventures. He has completed transactions including:

  • Representation of an institutional investor in the acquisition of an approximate 2,800-unit multifamily portfolio throughout Texas.
  • Representation of developer in connection with the sale of an industrial portfolio totaling 47 buildings in the DFW area.
  • Representation of state  pension system in connection with development of a mixed use project in Seattle, Washington.
  • Representation of state pension system in connection with the acquisition of an office building in Houston, Texas.
  • Representation of REIT in connection with formation of investment partnership and acquisition of industrial portfolio in Southern California.
  • Representation of movie operators in connection with leases in California, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Texas.
  • Representation of a family office investor in connection with the development of industrial facilities in the DFW area.
  • Representation of a governmental pension system in connection with the disposition of a retail center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • Representation of developer in connection with industrial facilities in the DFW Area.
  • Representation of a private fund in connection with the acquisition of a multifamily project in Austin, Texas.
  • Representation of a family office investor in connection with the development of an industrial project in Calgary, Alberta.
  • Representation of a family office investor in connection with the development of a multifamily project in Denver, Colorado.
  • Representation of a governmental pension system in connection with the formation of a development and investment partnership with a public REIT and acquisition of a national retail portfolio in New Jersey, Ohio, Indiana and Florida.
  • Representation of a private fund in connection with the acquisition of a Office Development in the DFW Area.
  • Representation of a public fund in connection with the formation of a development partnership for the development of multifamily product.
  • Representation of a governmental pension system in connection with the acquisition of a multifamily project in Austin, Texas.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • Speaker for CLE International, Real Estate Restructuring, "Acquisition of Distressed Debt," Orlando & Miami - 2009; Atlanta - 2010

Chambers

Chambers 2017

Haynes and Boone Maintains Solid Presence in 2017 Chambers USA Rankings

Haynes and Boone, LLP has been featured in the annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2017 directory. The widely-respected legal publication recognized 50 individual lawyers across 20 practice areas.


Published by Chambers and Partners, May 2017

Professional and Community Activities

  • Salvation Army, DFW Metroplex Command Advisory Board, Chairman (2013-2015); Director (2003 to present), Member of the Executive Committee (2007-2010 and 2012-present), Chairman, Program Committee (2007-2010), Vice Chairman (2012 to 2013)
  • Salesmanship Club Youth and Family Centers, Inc., Director (2001-2004 and 2010-2013), Secretary (2010)
  • Salesmanship Club of Dallas (1988 to present); Director (2006-2007)
  • Salesmanship Club Charitable Golf of Dallas, Inc., Director (2008-2010)
  • Goodwill Industries of Dallas, Director (1986-1991, 2012-present); Vice Chairman (1991)
  • Goodwill Industries of Dallas Foundation, Inc., Director (1991-2000)
  • Senior Citizens of Greater Dallas (dba Senior Source), Director (2008 to 2011), Secretary and Member of the Executive Committee
  • Tejas Girl Scout Council, Director (1995-2001)
  • Big Brothers and Sisters Foundation, Inc., Director (1996-2003); Treasurer (1997-2003)
  • Big Brothers and Sisters of Metropolitan Dallas, Director (1985-1992); President (1992)
  • Leadership Dallas (1989)
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Fellows of the Dallas Bar Foundation Mar

Recognition

Best Lawyers

Haynes and Boone Featured in Best Lawyers in America 2017

Best Lawyers in America, an annual referral guide listing outstanding lawyers throughout the U.S., has recognized 108 Haynes and Boone lawyers across more than 50 practice areas in the 2017 edition.


Published by Woodward/White, Inc., August 2017

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., in Real Estate Law, 2005-2017
  • Recognized by Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners, as a leading lawyer in Real Estate (Texas), 2008-2017
  • Recognized as a Best Lawyer in Dallas for Real Estate, D Magazine, D Magazine Partners, 2011
  • Listed in Who's Who Legal (The International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers), Law Business Research Ltd., 2010, 2012-2014
  • Martindale Hubbell® Law Directory with a Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™

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