Real Estate

Our clients can find the legal knowledge they need at any number of large law firms. But they keep coming back to Haynes Boone. It’s not just for our deep legal acumen and commercial, practical approach; it’s because we treat our client relationships as true partnerships. You’ll see it in the deep interest we take not just in your legal issues – but also in you and your business, how you work, and what you need to succeed. And you’ll see it in how relentless and creative our lawyers are in helping you meet your objectives.

Clients in the United States and from overseas seek our counsel in every facet of buying, selling, developing, operating, leasing and financing real estate. We handle a wide array of transactions, including:

  • Real estate finance and capital markets
  • Acquisitions, sales and development
  • Joint ventures
  • Commercial real estate leasing
  • Ground leasing
  • Distressed real estate and opportunistic investing

Our diverse practice represents institutional owners, developers, financial sources, borrowers, operators, investors, landlords and tenants, among others. When transactions require additional experience, our national real estate team works seamlessly with lawyers in other practices, including bankruptcy, environmental, ERISA, international, securities and tax. If litigation becomes necessary, our team of tenacious litigators has extensive experience specific to real estate and construction matters.

Above all, we’re problem-solvers and deal-makers. We provide relevant, clear and business-minded advice that helps remove your obstacles, answer your most important questions, and uncover opportunities to move your businesses forward.

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Litigator Brett Dockwell Joins Haynes Boone in New York City as 7th Real Estate Hire in 2024
July 01, 2024

Haynes and Boone, LLP is excited to welcome Real Estate Litigation Partner Brett Dockwell to the firm’s New York City office. Dockwell joins the firm from Morrison Cohen, where he spent the last 14 years.  Dockwell’s practice focuses on disputes involving real estate financings, ground leases and property valuations. He is considered one of the leading experts in New York City in litigating and ar [...]