Locke Lord’s Austin office is an integral part of the Firm’s 135-year history of growth to an international leader in the middle market sector.Our Austin team has extensive experience with Texas’ governmental bodies and regulatory agencies, transportation and other infrastructure development, affordable housing, real estate and financial markets, health care and technology sectors, and court systems and judges.
The office includes a nationally recognized and award-winning Public Law and Policy Practice with extensive political contacts at every level of government and vast knowledge of how the legislative process works.
Austin is also home to the Firm’s Affordable Housing and Community Development Section. Our attorneys are experienced in the various public and private financing vehicles for the development of multifamily and single family housing. The team is a distinctive piece of the Firm’s Finance, Banking and Real Estate Department, as is the prominent group of Austin attorneys engaged in real estate lending and related transactions.
Locke Lord has Texas’ leading Transportation Infrastructure Practice, which is primarily based out of the Austin and Dallas offices. Our clients include governmental and private sector entities engaged in the planning, financing, procurement and construction of major projects throughout Texas and in other states. The Firm has unique experience in transportation policy development throughout the legislative process and in complex procurements, public private partnerships and innovative funding for infrastructure development.
Several Austin attorneys also focus on Texas regulatory issues within the Firm’s Administrative and Regulatory Practice. This group works on a diverse range of subject matters before major state agencies, including the Railroad Commission, Public Utility Commission, Texas Department of Insurance and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, as well as other state and local regulatory bodies and the Office of the Attorney General.
The Managing Partner of the Austin office is Cynthia Bast.
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