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 named a leading individual real estate lawyer in Texas by Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners (2008-2015); named to The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., for Banking and Finance Law (2010-2016), and Real Estate Law (2012-2016); and listed in Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters (2009-2015) and D Magazine, D Magazine Partners (2009-2010). Additionally, he was recognized by The International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers, Law Business Research Ltd. (2013-2014) and named by Best Lawyers as a "2014 Lawyer of the Year" in Banking and Finance Law, and Real Estate Law, Woodward/White, Inc. (2014). 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


Super Lawyers

Haynes and Boone Lawyers Recognized in 2015 Texas Super Lawyers

Texas Super Lawyers has again recognized Haynes and Boone, LLP in its annual award listing, featuring 65 lawyers with seven highlighted in the Tops of Texas rankings.

Published by Thomson Reuters in September 2015

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