Tony Soards


Education and Clerkships

J.D., Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 1992, Order of the Coif

B.B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1985, with honors




Anthony Soards has represented clients for more than 20 years in real estate matters. Tony is a former Certified Public Accountant and is a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED-AP).

Tony’s experience includes counseling both private and publicly held interests in real estate acquisitions, dispositions, development and financing of both single-site and multiple asset portfolios. Tony’s practice has spanned the industrial, hospitality (hotels and golf courses), retail (big box and convenience store operators), office and residential sectors, where he has advised on development, financing, leasing and operating aspects of his clients' businesses. Tony also has extensive experience in distressed property and debt acquisitions, including foreclosures, workouts and restructurings.

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized by D Magazine, D Magazine Partners, as a Best Lawyer in Dallas for Real Estate, 2013 and 2016
  • Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., for Real Estate Law, 2012-2018


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

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