Shareholder, Real Estate Group
Hilary Tyson’s practice focuses on commercial real estate and business transactions. She joined the firm and returned to Houston in June 2015 after practicing in the Dallas area for more than 11 years.
Areas of Focus
- Commercial real estate
- Real estate development
- Property and condo association formation and governance
- Property acquisitions and dispositions
- Graduate of Southwestern University and DePaul University College of Law
- Urban Land Institute
- CREW Houston
Awards & Recognitions
- Texas Bar Foundation Fellow
- Urban Land Institute (ULI) Houston
- Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Houston
- Girl Scouts San Jacinto Council
- BARC Animal Shelter - Volunteer
Hilary Tyson’s practice as a member of the Real Estate Group focuses on commercial real estate and related business transactions. She joined the firm and returned to Houston after practicing in the Dallas area for more than 11 years.
She represents developers, homebuilders and equity investors in a wide range of real estate related transactions including land acquisition and dispositions, residential subdivision development, financing, entity formation, and multi-family, retail, office and mixed-use development and leasing. Her experience includes drafting and negotiation of contracts, development agreements, maintenance agreements, Chapter 380 agreements, utility district development and reimbursement agreements, licensing agreements, construction loan agreements and other financing documents, and agreements in connection with the acquisition, financing, development and operation of real estate, including ground leases, retail and office leases, restrictive covenants and condominium restrictions and related association governance documents, and entity formation and governance documents. Hilary is licensed to practice law in Texas and Oklahoma.
Hilary’s interest in real estate development began in college working for homebuilders and architectural firms. During law school she participated in the Community Development Legal Clinic representing Chicago-area not-for profit and community organizations in a variety of business and real estate matters, including negotiation of leases, land acquisition, entity formation and applying for tax exempt status.
Hilary serves on the ULI Development of Distinction Committee and serves as Co-Chair for ULI Houston's UrbanPlan Committee. Hilary also serves of the Properties Committee of the Girl Scouts San Jacinto Council and CREW Houston’s Outreach Committee and Mentoring and Leadership Committee. Hilary is also Co-Chair of the Houston Bar Association’s AIDS Outreach Committee.
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Hilary Tyson has been Lovett Commercial’s go-to attorney for complex real estate transactions and partnership and entity formation and governance matters since 2012. I view Hilary as an extension of my team. She is a dedicated partner to Lovett and consistently demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of real estate matters, provides creative solutions to our complex development needs, and meets and often exceeds the timeframes of our demanding deadlines. In short, Hilary gets the job done and is continually looking out for Lovett’s best interests.
Texas Bar Foundation Fellow