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Abby Johanson

Abby Johanson is a real estate transactional attorney in Haynes Boone’s San Antonio office. Abby represents purchasers, sellers, borrowers, developers, investors, landlords and tenants in a wide range of complex commercial real estate transactions including the acquisition, disposition, development, leasing, managment and financing of retail, industrial, office, mixed-use and unimproved properties. Abby has extensive experience representing buyers and sellers in the acquisition and disposition of convenience stores, office and industrial buildings.

A substantial portion of Abby’s practice consists of representing both landlords and tenants in the negotiation of complex industrial, office and retail leases, including leases of large, multi-story office buildings, and retail leases with local and national tenants.

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  • Representation of a national chain of convenience stores in the acquisition, development, leasing, management, and sale of convenience stores throughout the United States.
  • Representation of a national renewable energy company in real estate components of acquisitions of solar, wind and battery storage projects at various stages of development.
  • Representation of a landlord in the leasing of office and retail space in a building complex containing over 260,000 rentable square feet in San Antonio.
  • Representation of an institutional fund in the disposition of a student housing portfolio of 27 apartment projects in 18 states.
  • Representation of a Fortune 100 company in the leasing of retail spaces across the U.S.
  • Representation of a pension fund in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of a portfolio of numerous fund-owned office buildings in Texas.
  • Representation of an institutional fund in the acquisition, disposition and management of student housing apartment projects across the country.
  • San Antonio Young Lawyers Association
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • Included in the "Ones to Watch" category of The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2024
  • Recognized by Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2023-2024
  • Recognized in Best San Antonio Female Lawyers, San Antonio Scene, Scene Monthly, LLC, 2021-2022
  • Recognized as a Rising Star Lawyer, SA Scene magazine, 2018-2020
  • "Finish-Out and Work Letters," speaker, UTLAW CLE 2017 Bernard O. Dow Leasing Institute, Houston, November 10, 2017.


B.P.A., Texas State University, 2009

J.D., St Marys University School of Law, 2014, cum laude; Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity – Tarlton Inn; Harlan Society



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Texas Super Lawyers Lists 24 Haynes Boone Attorneys as 2024 Rising Stars
March 22, 2024

Super Lawyers has included 24 Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers in its 2024 Rising Stars directory. Published by Thomson Reuters, the directory includes only 2 percent of young lawyers in Texas, selected through peer nominations and research. To be eligible, lawyers must be 40 or younger or practicing fewer than 10 years. The following Haynes Boone lawyers are featured as 2024 Texas Rising Stars and l [...]