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Robert E. Wilson

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, 2010-2021, and Real Estate Law, 2012-2021; 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
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  • 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


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

B.B.A., Southern Methodist University



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Haynes and Boone Recognized in 2021 Best Lawyers in America Guide
August 20, 2020

More than 100 Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers from across the firm are included in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America directory published by Woodward/White, Inc. Lawyers are selected based on detailed peer-review evaluations. The guide honors 123 firm lawyers from the firm’s Austin, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Dallas-North, Denver, Fort Worth, Houston, New York, Palo Alto, San Antonio, [...]