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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

600 TRAVIS, SUITE 4200, HOUSTON, TX 77002, USA
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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, Michael Boyd, Houston, USA

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Michael Boyd

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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

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Real Estate




Michael's practice involves all aspects of commercial real estate and finance transactions. He has represented institutional investors, pension funds, life insurance companies and developers in their real estate activities in Texas and throughout the United States. He has extensive experience representing various lenders and borrowers in real estate loans and workouts, including construction loans, acquisition loans, mortgage loans and mezzanine financings.

Michael's development experience includes the acquisition and development of office, retail and industrial projects and various mixed-use developments. He has also represented a number of publicly traded companies in the acquisition and development of their corporate headquarters. His practice includes assisting clients in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of development partnerships, joint ventures, and other entities for real estate development, and the negotiation and preparation of financing documents for real estate development, including both construction and permanent financing. 

He has also represented both landlords and tenants on numerous large commercial leases in Class A buildings and projects. Michael has worked with various clients in connection with the negotiation and documentation of numerous structured finance transactions to facilitate real estate development activities, including both synthetic leases and sale/leaseback transactions.


  • Houston Bar Association, Real Estate Section
  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association


  • JD, 1988, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
  • BBA, 1985, Accounting, The University of Texas at Austin

United States

Real estate

Within: Real estate

In April 2018, Hunton & Williams LLP and Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP merged to form Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, a move which combines two notable real estate practices. The group handles the full gamut of development and financing transactions across the industrial, retail, multifamily and mixed-use sectors, advising on a range of development and construction loans, commercial lending, and restructuring and troubled debt remedies. Recent work for the legacy Hunton & Williams team included representing Beal Banks in a $400m-plus financing provided to a development group led by Dreien Opportunity Partners for the acquisition of the corporate headquarters of JC Penney in Texas; and acting for the City of Atlanta and Fulton County Recreation Authority in the sale of Turner Field. Key names include Howard Schreiber in Dallas, Carl Schwartz in New York, and Washington DC-based Marvin Ehrlich. The team from the legacy Andrews Kurth Kenyon firm includes Mark Arnold, who advises on all aspects of commercial real estate and construction and has notable expertise in the development, construction, leasing and financing of public projects; Michael Boyd, who advises institutional investors, pension funds and developers on commercial and financing transactions; and of counsel Robert Collins, who advises on developer incentive issues, land use regulation, planning and permitting matters, and governmental regulations. Jack Flanagan is the main practitioner in the New York office, where he represents a mix of financial institutions, private equity funds and developers across all aspects of commercial real estate nationwide.

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