Hamilton, Brett L.

Brett L. Hamilton


Partner

 

Overview

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.

Representative Experience

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

Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

  • Member, Houston Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • 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 (2019-2020)

Community Leadership

  • Board of Directors, Covenant House Texas
  • Board of Directors, SEARCH Homeless Services