Chris’s practice involves a variety of commercial real estate transactions with an emphasis on representing developers, investors, buyers and sellers of multifamily, industrial, office, hotel and mixed-use projects in Texas and other states. He has extensive knowledge and experience negotiating land assemblage and development projects, joint ventures, revolving credit and construction financings, and has represented owners, general contractors and subcontractors in the negotiation of hundreds of construction contracts in Texas and other states.
He previously served as assistant general counsel for a private real estate development and management company specializing in high-quality multifamily and mixed-use properties nationwide. He was also the assistant general counsel and lead real estate attorney for a large automotive repair corporation where he managed numerous multistate real estate transactions and worked closely with company executives, lenders and general contractors and suppliers to establish standard programmatic agreements for purchases, sales and construction projects.
Chris earned his J.D., cum laude, from South Texas College of Law where he received the Transactional Law Practice Certificate. He worked full-time during law school as a petroleum landman and took classes at night. He was a member of the South Texas Law Review.