Robert Wilson

Practices

Education and Clerkships

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1969, Editor-In-Chief, Law Journal; Barristers

B.B.A., Southern Methodist University

Admissions

Texas

Profile

Robert Wilson is a former Managing Partner of the firm and has more than 30 years of experience in business transactions. Mr. Wilson was named a leading individual real estate lawyer in Texas by Chambers USA, Chambers and Partners, 2008-2019; named to The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., for Banking and Finance Law, 2010-2020, and Real Estate Law, 2012-2020; and listed in Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2009-2018; and D Magazine, D Magazine Partners, 2009-2010. Additionally, he was recognized by The International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers, Law Business Research Ltd., 2013-2014, and named by Best Lawyers as a "2014 Lawyer of the Year" in Banking and Finance Law, and Real Estate Law, Woodward/White, Inc., 2014. Mr. Wilson is AV Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

Mr. Wilson has completed transactions including:

  • Representation of REIT subsidiary in pre-packaged bankruptcy
  • Representation of pension fund in acquisition of 15 warehouses located in multiple states
  • Representation of agent/lender in financing of 16 luxury hotels located in 7 states owned by REIT
  • Representation of investor in acquisition of 8 assisted living facilities located in 4 states
  • Representation of investor in acquisition of publicly traded bonds secured by real estate
  • Representation of developer in acquisition and construction of world distribution warehouse
  • Representation of foreign investor in acquisition of downtown San Francisco office building

Chambers

Chambers USA Recognizes 55 Haynes and Boone Lawyers

More than 50 Haynes and Boone lawyers spanning 18 practice areas are featured in the 2019 edition of the Chambers USA legal directory published by Chambers & Partners.

Honors

Super Lawyers

Texas Super Lawyers Features 57 Haynes and Boone Lawyers

Texas Super Lawyers recognized 57 Haynes and Boone lawyers in the 2018 edition of the annual directory published by Thomson Reuters. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. 

Recognition

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

Professional and Community Activities

  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • American Bar Association
  • Community Leadership Committee of The Real Estate Council
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • President's Research Council, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Texas Bar Association
  • U.S.-Japan Business Council
  • Vestry, Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Dallas

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