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Kate Ortbahn

Kate Ortbahn is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone. Her practice focuses on representing a broad range of clients engaged in commercial real estate and private equity transactions. Kate’s experience includes acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, formation of joint venture entities, and development of improved and unimproved properties, as well as negotiating private equity investments in a broad range of industries, with a focus on co-investment structures.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • “Interests Get Interesting: Overriding Royalty Interests Characterization in Oil & Gas Bankruptcies”, Author, American Bankruptcy Institute, June 2016.
  • “The Root Canal of Antitrust Immunity: North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC”, Author, North Carolina Law Review, December 2015.

Professional Recognition

  • Included in the "Ones to Watch" category of Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2021-2022
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B.A., Rice University, 2010

J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2016, North Carolina Law Review, Staff Member, First Amendment Law Review, Articles Editor



Press Release
Haynes Boone Wins Prestigious Restructuring Award for Work on Tuesday Morning Corporation Bankruptcy [...]
September, 14 2021

A Haynes and Boone, LLP team led by Partner Ian Peck has been honored by the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) for its representation of Tuesday Morning Corporation in its successful reorganization and emergence from Chapter 11. Haynes Boone received the 2021 Large Company Turnaround/Transaction of the Year Award. The TMA Turnaround and Transaction Awards, among the most well known in the r [...]