Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that Dallas Attorney James J. Sullivan has joined the Firm as a partner in the Real Estate Practice Group.
Mr. Sullivan's practice focuses on the representation of developers, property owners, commercial landlords and tenants, and borrowers and lenders in real estate and mortgage transactions. He will concentrate on the preparation and negotiation of complex commercial leases for offices and retail establishments.
"We are pleased to have Jim join the Firm in the Real Estate Practice Group," says Gardere Chair Holland N. O'Neil. "His breadth of experience will further enhance the comprehensive capabilities that our Real Estate Practice provides for our clients."
Mr. Sullivan earned his law degree at Louisiana State University's Paul M. Herbert Law Center. He joins the Firm from Haynes and Boone LLP, bringing more than 25 years of real estate experience to Gardere's nationally recognized practice.
"We are very excited to have Jim joining our team," says Partner Kevin L. Kelley, chair of the Firm's Real Estate Practice Group. "With his experience and expertise, he will be an asset to our group and will help us remain at the forefront of the real estate industry."
Gardere's Real Estate Practice Group is involved in all aspects of the industry through representation of developers, purchasers, investors, tenants and lenders in connection with the acquisition, development, operation, leasing and sale of all types of properties. The team represents clients ranging from entrepreneurial local and national development firms and investors to money center financial institutions, pension funds and their advisers, publicly traded real estate investment trusts and Fortune 500® companies.
The group is consistently recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers Latin America: Latin America's Leading Lawyers for Business, U.S. News-Best Lawyers' "Best Law Firms," The Legal 500 United States and The Legal 500 Mexico.