Robert Wilson


Education and Clerkships

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1969, Editor-In-Chief, Law Journal; Barristers

B.B.A., Southern Methodist University

Bar Admissions



Robert Wilson is a former Managing Partner of the firm and has more than 30 years of experience in business transactions. Mr. Wilson was recently named a leading individual real estate lawyer in Texas by Chambers USA, Chambers and Partners (2008-2015); named to "The Best Lawyers in America" for Banking and Finance Law (2010-2015), Real Estate (2012-2015); and named to Super Lawyers byTexas Monthly (2009-2014) and D Magazine (2009-2010). Additionally, he was recognized by The International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers (2013-2014) and named by Best Lawyers as a "2014 Lawyer of the Year" in Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law. Mr. Wilson is AV® Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory.

Mr. Wilson has completed transactions including:

  • Representation of REIT subsidiary in pre-packaged bankruptcy
  • Representation of pension fund in acquisition of 15 warehouses located in multiple states
  • Representation of agent/lender in financing of 16 luxury hotels located in 7 states owned by REIT
  • Representation of investor in acquisition of 8 assisted living facilities located in 4 states
  • Representation of investor in acquisition of publicly traded bonds secured by real estate
  • Representation of developer in acquisition and construction of world distribution warehouse
  • Representation of foreign investor in acquisition of downtown San Francisco office building

Professional and Community Activities

  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers 
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys 
  • American Bar Association 
  • Community Leadership Committee of The Real Estate Council 
  • Dallas Bar Association 
  • President's Research Council, UT Southwestern Medical Center 
  • Texas Bar Association 
  • U.S.-Japan Business Council 
  • Vestry, Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Dallas

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