Brad Hawley

Firm: Locke Lord LLP
Location: Dallas - TX

  • 2200 Ross Avenue
    Suite 2800 Dallas, TX 75201
  • Tel : 214-740-8588
  • Fax : 214-740-8800

Brad Hawley represents financial institutions and real estate development clients in structuring, documenting, and negotiating the acquisition, disposition, development, leasing, and financing of improved and unimproved commercial real property. Consistently recognized in Chambers USA and The Best Lawyers in America, Brad has been primary outside counsel for numerous publicly traded real estate companies and financial institutions across the United States and internationally for more than thirty-five years. He has vast experience in loan workouts and restructurings both from a lender’s and a borrower’s perspective as well as the acquisition and disposition of real estate secured loan portfolios.

Representative Experience

Counsel to several major national and state banking associations, life insurance companies and federal savings banks in connection with their respective acquisition, development, construction and mezzanine financing and restructure/workout/foreclosure/collection activities in Texas, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado and other states.

Primary counsel to a foreign publicly traded company in connection with its U.S. affiliates’ acquisition, financing, redevelopment, construction, leasing and sale of more than twenty-five apartment complexes, office buildings, hotels and warehouses in seven states over a ten year period.

Primary real estate counsel to a U.S. publicly traded real estate investment trust in connection with the acquisition and financing of more than ten portfolios of office, service center and flex warehouse facilities in twelve states over a three year period, and related disposition of a thirty-one property multi-state portfolio in connection with the merger of the client with another publicly traded real estate investment trust.

Primary real estate counsel to a major life insurance company affiliate in connection with the reorganization of the partnership owning, and ultimate disposition of, the largest office building in Dallas, Texas.

Primary counsel to a Texas-based development concern in connection with the land acquisition, development, construction, leasing and sale of office buildings in Austin, Houston, Atlanta, Orlando and Washington, D.C.

Counsel to a significant Dallas-based private equity opportunity fund in connection with due diligence and resulting equity transactions involving master planned communities in Texas, California and Washington.

Locke Lord LLP

Mission, Vision and ValuesLocke Lord is a full-service law firm with global reach that ranks among The American Lawyer’s top U.S. law firms. Our team has earned a solid reputation in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work. We serve our clients’ interests first, and these clients range from Fortune 500 and middle market public and private companies to start-ups and emerging businesses. Locke Lord has received numerous industry recognitions as a worldwide leader in the middle market sector.

Locke Lord’s team builds collaborative relationships and crafts creative solutions to solve problems – all designed and executed with long-term strategic goals in mind. Among Locke Lord’s many strong practice areas are appellate, aviation, bankruptcy/restructuring/insolvency, business litigation and dispute resolution, class action litigation, consumer finance, corporate and finance transactions, employee benefits, energy, environmental, financial services, fund formation, health care and life sciences, insurance and reinsurance, intellectual property, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, privacy and cybersecurity, private equity, public finance, public law, real estate, regulatory, tax, technology, telecommunications, venture capital, and white collar criminal defense and internal investigations.