Krista is a seasoned litigator with a diverse legal background that covers nearly the entire spectrum of practice areas. She has over a decade of experience handling intellectual property matters including claims of patent, trademark, copyright and trade dress infringement. Krista also has extensive experience handling complex commercial business disputes including class actions and litigation centered on claims of trade secrets misappropriation, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, unfair competition, false advertising, product disparagement, cyber piracy, racketeering, unfair debt collection practices, violations of the False Claims Act, age and gender discrimination in employment, and professional malpractice, among others. In addition to complex litigation, Krista also handles a number of transactional matters, including the negotiation and drafting of license, service, subscription, advertising, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements.
Addison focuses his practice on representing clients in a range of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, entity formation, financing, leasing (tenant and landlord), real estate development, and general real estate matters. He has represented clients in a variety of retail, office, mixed-use, multi-family and raw land transactions.
Jennifer focuses her practice on complex mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and corporate finance (for both issuers and investors) as well as general corporate governance matters within the entertainment, hospitality, manufacturing, healthcare and energy industries. She has broad experience representing a variety of clients from private equity groups to global oil and gas companies to healthcare providers. Her practice also includes reorganizations, recapitalizations and general outside counsel representation.
Kendra focuses her practice on representing clients in a wide range of real estate, corporate and commercial transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, entity formation, leasing (tenant and landlord), and real estate development. Her practice includes representation of financial institutions and borrowers in various types of commercial real estate loan transactions. In addition, Kendra often advises real estate investors in the structure and formation of joint ventures.
Travis focuses his practice on transactional law with a concentration on real estate, financing and corporate matters. Travis has represented management, executives and individuals in connection with a wide range of real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, leasing/subleasing (tenant and landlord), construction and development of office, industrial, retail, multi-family, healthcare and energy projects. In addition, he has advised and counseled clients on the formation of joint ventures with debt and equity interests in commercial real estate projects.
Seth Meisel represents clients in a wide variety of complex business bankruptcy matters and commercial disputes. His bankruptcy experience includes representing creditors and commercial debtors in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings, including all aspects of representing both private and publicly traded companies as debtors-in-possession. He regularly represents purchasers of estate assets; secured creditors and landlords in lift stay litigation; and creditors in bankruptcy adversary proceedings including preference, fraudulent transfer, and discharge disputes. Outside of bankruptcy court, Seth represents both creditors and debtors in workouts, reorganizations, state court receivership proceedings, and liquidations, including asset sales under Article 9 of the UCC.
Seth also has substantial experience litigating a wide range of complex commercial disputes, employment disputes, construction matters, and a multitude of contract disputes and business torts in jury trials, bench trials, administrative proceedings, arbitration, and mediation.
Scott Lineberry concentrates his practice on general corporate, real estate and transactional matters, representing individuals, business entities and financial institutions as clients. He has represented clients in merger and acquisition transactions, real estate transactions, lending transactions, and securities laws offerings (public and private) and compliance matters, as well as joint venture, strategic alliance and general contracting matters. He has also counseled many clients with respect to the formation and governance of partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies and joint ventures.
Robert has been practicing law for over 30 years, with a concentration in finance transactions and real estate transactions. He represents individual, financial institution and corporate clients in the acquisition, disposition, development, leasing, ground leasing and financing of commercial real property, including single family, multi-family and mixed-use developments, office buildings, retail shopping centers, and raw land.
Robert’s involvement in financial transactions is broad based, representing both borrowers and lenders, with a concentration on the lender side. Types of loan facilities include unsecured facilities as well as facilities secured by real estate and facilities secured by various types of personal property. He has extensive loan workout experience.
Robert’s clients tell him them they appreciate his experience and ability to understand their business concerns and develop solutions which address them.
Robert is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas School of Law where he teaches courses on Real Estate Transactions and Real Estate Finance.
Prior to entering law school, Robert worked for a financial institution, where his responsibilities included management and real estate lending.
Rick has over 30 years of experience representing and advising a variety of real estate, financial institution and business clients in connection with their real estate, finance and business operations and transactions. Rick represents:
- Developers in office, residential, retail, industrial and mixed use developments
- Developers and governmental entities/not-for-profit entities in negotiating master development agreements pertaining to redevelopment of properties of such governmental entities such as former airport, water treatment, rail and power plant sites
- End users in campus headquarters acquisition, entitlements, development and construction
- Buyers and sellers in acquisition and disposition of real estate, including institutional clients in disposition and acquisition of real estate portfolios
- Developers and end users in zoning and other entitlement issues
- Lenders and borrowers in loan transactions and workouts
- Institutional investors and individuals in entity formation to develop, own and operate real estate
- Institutional investors in equity investments
- Operating companies in buying, selling and leasing property in multi-state transactions.
- Landlords and tenants in office, retail and industrial leases and in enforcement matters
Nick Fox has been practicing corporate and securities law for over 25 years, with a focus on private equity and M&A transactions, representing clients engaged in a broad range of industries, including private equity, energy, technology. and life sciences. Nick also has a strong background in the taxation of business transactions, having earned a masters in taxation and practicing as a tax lawyer during the first ten years of his career in Austin, Washington D.C., New York, and Hong Kong, before settling back in Austin in 1995 and focusing on corporate law
Nick acts as outside general counsel for a number of privately-held companies, from start-ups to international business ventures, as well as private equity investors, including buyout funds, venture capital funds, and angel investors. Nick advises start-ups on company formation, capital structure, equity incentive plans, executive employment agreements, corporate governance, and other general corporate matters. Nick helps more mature companies and investment funds successfully complete a broad array of M&A and private equity transactions, including fund formations, debt and equity financings (from angel investments to leveraged buyouts), mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, joint ventures, and strategic alliances.
Nick holds a BV Distinguished Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the premier rating service for lawyers based upon peer review, which also has awarded Nick a Very High Rating in Both Legal Abilities and Ethical Standards. Nick is recognized by The American Registry as one of America’s Most Honored Lawyers – Top 5% 2020 and also has been recognized as one of the top corporate lawyers in Texas by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Best Lawyers in America. Nick has been recognized annually by Law.com as one of the top corporate lawyers in Austin and most recently has been named 2021 Lawyer of the Year for corporate law in Austin.