Legal 500 Recognizes Haynes and Boone Real Estate and Corporate M&A Practice Groups


Haynes and Boone, LLP has been listed as a leading firm for its Real Estate rel="noopener noreferrer" and Corporate rel="noopener noreferrer" M&A practice groups in the Legal 500 United States 2012 directory.

In the real estate sector, editors highlighted several deals including Richard Martin’s representation of Wood Partners in the acquisition of 2,800 apartment units across nine Texas-area properties, and his assistance to Hillwood Alliance Services in a joint venture for the sale of an industrial portfolio made up of 47 buildings totaling 13.4 million square feet.

In addition, the directory noted that partners Stuart Mass and  Noah Shapiro of the New York office advised the Lazard Group in negotiation of a long-term lease of 440,000 square feet at the Rockefeller Center, as well as SL Green Realty in the purchase of a building on Broadway.

The Legal 500 also highlighted the Corporate M&A Practice Group’s work for Fossil in its agreement to acquire Skagen Designs, an international company offering contemporary Danish design accessories, for about $225 million in cash and 150,000 rel="noopener noreferrer" shares of Fossil common stock. And it noted that Houston Partner Jeff Dinerstein handled the acquisition of Oregon Armored Service, a privately-held armored service business, by Loomis Armored US.

Published for more than twenty years, The Legal 500 Series provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage currently available on legal services providers, in over 100 countries. Used by commercial and private companies, corporate counsel, CEOs, and professional advisers—as well as by other referrers of work both nationally and internationally—the series is widely regarded as offering the definitive judgment of law firm capabilities. The Legal 500 utilizes independent researchers to interview thousands of potential law firms to find the “best of the best” and provide objective commentary on law firms based on feedback from clients, judges and other attorneys in the area.

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