Press Release

Brad Lavender Admitted to American College of Real Estate Lawyers

March 30, 2023

Brad Lavender, a partner and co-chair of Haynes and Boone, LLP’s Real Estate Practice Group, has been elected as a fellow of the prestigious American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL).

Brad is one of only four lawyers in New York to be elected as a Fellow in 2023.

ACREL is the select national association of preeminent commercial real estate lawyers focused on service to clients, colleagues and the profession. Admission is by invitation only after a rigorous screening process. ACREL's distinguished, nationally known lawyers have been elected to fellowship for their outstanding legal ability, experience, and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of real estate law.

Brad has almost 30 years of experience representing clients in all areas of real estate and real estate finance, including joint ventures, sales, acquisitions, ground leases, loan and preferred equity originations, restructurings, development transactions and space leases. He is also co-chair of the national Real Estate Practice Group and a member of the firm’s board of directors. Brad’s clients include private equity funds, publicly traded REITs, closely held real estate companies, foreign investors and local developers.

Haynes Boone has more than 55 real estate lawyers in offices across the country with broad experience in all facets of the real estate industry. The team represents leading institutional owners, operators, developers, investors and lenders in buying, selling, developing, leasing, financing and restructuring real estate on a national and international basis. Chambers USA 2022 (Chambers & Partners) ranked Haynes Boone’s Real Estate Practice among the best in the New York and Texas markets.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with 19 offices spanning Texas, New York, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Virginia, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in energy, technology, financial services and private equity. With about 650 lawyers, Haynes Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer and The Lawyer. It was recognized in the BTI Consulting Group’s 2022 “A-Team” report, which identifies the law firms that in-house counsel commend for providing superior client service.

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