Hamilton, Brett L.

Brett L. Hamilton

Partner
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Brett Hamilton represents lenders and borrowers on real estate acquisitions, construction and development, including apartment complexes, office buildings, senior living complexes, industrial and warehouse properties, hotels and shopping centers. Brett focuses on partnering companies and lenders in syndicated transactions involving real estate financing, construction and development. He heads the Firm's Real Estate Lending Section.

Brett Hamilton represents lenders and borrowers on real estate acquisitions, construction and development, including apartment complexes, office buildings, senior living complexes, industrial and warehouse properties, hotels and shopping centers. Brett focuses on partnering companies and lenders in syndicated transactions involving real estate financing, construction and development. He heads the Firm's Real Estate Lending Section.

Brett's representative experience includes:

  • Represented syndicate agents in a $500,000,000 credit facility and a $400,000,000 credit facility for two publicly traded real estate investment trusts
  • Represented syndicate agent in a $775,000,000 revolving and term loan facility with foreign currency availability for a real estate investment trust
  • Represented syndicate agent in a $310,000,000 construction loan facility for a Chicago central business district office tower
  • Represented syndicate agent in a $230,000,000 construction loan facility for a Houston central business district office tower
  • Represented syndicate agent in a $65,000,000 construction loan for an apartment project
  • Represented syndicate agent in a $185,000,000 secured credit facility for the construction and development of office buildings in four states
  • Represented developer in the acquisition, construction, development and leasing of senior living communities nationwide
  • Represented developers in the acquisition, construction and leasing of projects nationwide
  • Represented Big Four U.S. bank in restructure of $800,000,000 in institutional takeouts secured by real estate in multiple states
  • Represented Big Four U.S. bank in restructuring loan portfolios of $225,000,000 and $25,000,000 secured by real estate in multiple states
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CREDENTIALS
Education
  • J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 1980

    Phi Alpha Delta

  • B.B.A., summa cum laude, Texas A&M University, 1977
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 1980
Professional Affiliations
    • Member, Houston Bar Association
    • Member, State Bar of Texas
Awards & Recognitions
    • Named, Texas Super Lawyers®, Banking (2003-2005, 2007)
    • Named, The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law (2016-2021)
    • Named, The Best Lawyers in America®, Banking and Finance Law (2018-2021)
    • Named, Chambers USA, Real Estate (2019-2021)
Community Leadership
    • Board of Directors, Covenant House Texas
    • Board of Directors, SEARCH Homeless Services