Paul Martin > Vinson & Elkins LLP > Dallas, United States > Lawyer Profile

Vinson & Elkins LLP
DALLAS, TX 75201-2975
United States
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Work Department

Real Estate




Paul’s practice focuses on real estate, private equity, and general business transactions. His experience includes representation of a wide variety of clients engaged in many types of real estate, financing, and other business transactions, as well as institutional lenders, investors, and public companies in the acquisition and disposition of commercial property of all product types. Paul also has experience in commercial leasing, including sale-leasebacks and build-to-suit leases, lease disputes, and general corporate representation. He currently represents several large nationwide real estate private equity funds in various acquisitions, financing, development, workout, and sale transactions. Paul also represents institutional landlords and tenants across the country. Paul is the co-head of the Real Estate practice group.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate

With key offices in New York and Texas, Vinson & Elkins LLP is especially prominent for its transaction, leasing, and development work with mandates encompassing industrial properties and energy real estate in addition to office, hotel, retail and multifamily. The firm’s clients consist of a number of blue-chip clients that include large private equity real estate investors, funds, developers, and institutional investors. The firm also has experience in stadium projects, highlighted by their involvement in the $1.2bn development of a 25,000-seat soccer stadium and surrounding complex in Queens. New York-based co-head Wallace Schwartz is highly experienced across the transaction, joint venture, financing, workout, and restructuring spaces, drawing on around four decades of experience advising commercial real estate clients. Meanwhile, Paul Martin co-heads the team out of the firm’s Dallas office, bringing broad experience especially in the area of leasing, including built-to-suit leases and sale-leasebacks. He also has experience assisting institutional lenders and private equity funds on a range of acquisitions, dispositions, and financings. Also in Dallas is Russell Oshman who is particularly prominent in his advising on the formation of joint ventures, construction financings, and development projects, especially in the industrial warehouse and logistics sectors. Other key names include Prentiss Cutshaw in Dallas and Adam Endick in New York.