SUMMARY

Bill has extensive commercial real estate experience in development, acquisition and disposition of retail shopping centers throughout the United States for over 30 years.  He also has specific expertise in the development of unimproved property for commercial use, as well as the redevelopment of commercial property for complex mixed use projects. Such work involves the negotiation of purchase and sale agreements, development agreements, reciprocal easement agreements, and the resolution of title and survey issues.   

After a decade in private practice, Bill spent over two decades working for Weingarten Realty Investors, a publicly traded REIT, based in Houston, Texas.  While at Weingarten, Bill served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel with a specific focus on development and redevelopment.  It is worth noting that prior to going to law school, Bill worked in banking for a number of years following graduation from college. 

Bill is married with two adult children, and has recently relocated from Houston, Texas to Dallas, Texas.  Bill currently serves on the Board of Trustees of his alma mater, Austin College, in Sherman, Texas.  He is a member of the Houston Bar Association, the Houston Bar Foundation, the Texas State Bar Association, the Texas State Bar Foundation, and the International Council of Shopping Center Owners.  He is involved in Special Olympics, not only as the father of a Special Olympics athlete, but as a coach, unified partner and formerly served as Co-Chair of the Houston Bar Association Special Olympics Committee.  He has participated multiple times in the Special Olympics National Invitational Golf Tournament as a unified partner, and served as a coach for Team Texas Volleyball at the National Games for Special Olympics.  Bill has participated in mission trips to Guatemala and Honduras.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

CONTACT

P: 770.303.8469
F: 678.965.1750

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Commercial Real Estate

EDUCATION

  • B.A. from Austin College (Sherman, Texas)
  • University of Houston