Bill Wilshusen


Education and Clerkships

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1979, Board of Editors, Journal of Air Law and Commerce

B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1974




Bill Wilshusen has more than 30 years of experience in assisting developers and other clients with the acquisition, disposition, development, leasing and financing of retail, office, industrial and multi-family projects throughout the United States. He has spoken at seminars sponsored by the State Bar of Texas, the University of Texas, the University of Houston and professional education systems. He has also conducted seminars for clients of Haynes and Boone about subjects such as contracts of sale, construction contracts, leases and limited partnership agreements.

Professional Recognition

  • Included in Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., for Real Estate Law, 2011-2021
  • Martindale Hubbell Law Directory with a Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent™

Professional and Community Activities

  • Real Property Section, Dallas Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association
  • Salesmanship Club of Dallas, elected 94th President in 2013


Best Lawyers

Haynes and Boone Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2020

Best Lawyers in America 2020 has featured more than 100 Haynes and Boone lawyers in its annual referral guide of outstanding lawyers throughout the U.S.

Published by Woodward/White, Inc. in August 2019

Selected Client Representations

  • Representation of national shopping center developers in the development of major shopping centers in Texas and other parts of the United States
  • Representation of apartment developers in the acquisition, construction, financing and sale of multi-family projects
  • Representation of a national retailer in its expansion into more than 20 national malls and shopping centers
  • Representation of a national restaurant group in the development of more than 30 restaurants throughout the country
  • Representation of a publicly traded REIT in connection with the acquisition, development, leasing and sale of its grocery store anchored shopping centers

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