A creative and innovative thinker, Larry understands the unique needs and motivations of his clients, and works hard to reach their end goals.

Overview

Larry assists clients in commercial real estate transactions, with a focus on development, investment, leasing and loan transactions. He has significant experience in loan documentation, regulatory advice, corporate governance and operational matters, leading his clients’ efforts relating to office buildings, retail centers, industrial properties, multi-family projects, hospitality properties, student housing, and mixed-use projects.

Additionally, Larry has performed due diligence for prospective acquisitions and developments including review of market data, title, survey, environmental, zoning, and property financial information. His clients include both public and private development and investment companies and financial institutions. Larry has a long track record of success advising clients on property management issues and regulatory matters such as legal lending limits, the Bank Secrecy Act, Community Reinvestment Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act and third party payment systems.

Experience

Represented clients through the entire transaction process in real estate, loan and corporate transactions, including negotiation of terms and drafting of documentation

Directed real estate transactions for financial institutions including lending, OREO and branch acquisition (purchase and lease)

Advised public and private clients in strategic planning to enhance shareholder value, including share repurchase/tender offer transactions, holding company formations, anti-takeover measures, corporate succession, board of director duties, and raising capital. This includes all aspects of merger and acquisition transactions including the regulatory application process.

Counseled clients with respect to third party vendor agreements and outsourcing contracts

Advised clients with respect to development and construction legal matters

Managed legal aspects of corporate and financial operations while general counsel for a national student housing development and management company

Advised clients on the acquisition, development, leasing, management and disposition of office, industrial, multifamily and retail properties nationwide

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

State Bar of Texas

Business Law Section

Construction Law Section

Corporate Counsel Section

Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section

Dallas Bar Association

                Corporate Counsel Section

                Real Property Law Section

Aggie Real Estate Network

Texas A&M Association of Former Students

Jesuit Dallas Challenge Drive Captain 2017 - 2020

Admissions

  • Texas

Education

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2005

Texas A&M University, B.S., Agricultural Economics, 1992

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