Ann Saegert


Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of Texas at Austin School of Law, 1978, with high honors, Order of the Coif

B.A., Mathematics, Texas Tech University, 1974, with high honors

Bar Admissions



Ann Saegert began practicing in the Real Estate Section of Haynes and Boone in 1978, and served as Chair of the Real Estate Section from 2000 to 2007.  Her practice focuses primarily on:

  • Representation of funds, pension plans and advisers, REITs and other institutional investors in all aspects of real estate and hotel transactions 
  • Representation of corporate real estate users in managing and leveraging their portfolios, as well as headquarters and retail acquisitions and dispositions 
  • Traditional, structured and layered finance arrangements, both securitized and private.

During the course of her practice, Ann has been involved with structuring, documenting and negotiating numerous office, industrial, hotel and special use portfolios throughout the United States, as well as active involvement in all aspects of a number of mixed use projects. Ann is also a frequent author and speaker at various industry and legal conferences throughout the United States and Europe.

Professional and Community Activities

  • Urban Land Institute (ULI); ULI North Texas 2009 Volunteer of the Year; Vice President at Large of Urban Development/Mixed Use Council Bronze Council; Executive Committee of the North Texas ULI; ULI Advisory Panel in Osceola County, Florida
  • Dallas Real Estate Council; Former Chair of the Dallas Real Estate Council Associate Leadership Council; Former Board and Executive Committee Member
  • Board of the Dallas Area Red Cross 
  • President of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers 
  • Former Council of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association 
  • U.S. Treasurer of the Anglo American Real Property Institute 
  • Board of Trustees of Texas Lutheran University


Chambers USA 2015

Chambers USA Recognizes 51 Haynes and Boone Lawyers

Fifty-one Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers are recognized in the 2015 edition of the highly regarded Chambers USA directory of top lawyers and law firms.

Published by Chambers & Partners in May 2015

Professional Recognition

  • Named a finalist for Texas Lawyer's Go-To Guide - Real Estate (2012)
  • Recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America - Real Estate Law, Woodward/White, Inc. (2006-2015)
  • Recognized in The International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers, Law Business Research Ltd. (2013-2014)
  • Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer - Real Estate Law, Thomson Reuters (2006-2014)
  • Recognized as one of the Best Women Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine - Commercial Real Estate, D Magazine Partners (2010)
  • Recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine - Real Estate Law, D Magazine Partners (2007-2010, 2012)
  • Recognized as one of the leading practitioners in Texas Real Estate by Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners, (2004-2015)
  • Martindale Hubbell® Law Directory with a Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™

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