Louis E. Silver (P.C.)

Partner

CONTACT
Phone: 713-735-8515
Fax: 713-351.4515
Email: lsilver@ssbplaw.com
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PRACTICE AREAS
Real Estate and Finance

Profile

Louis focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions of general business matters.

Louis helps his clients make deals and assess and manage risks. He works to establish fair and cooperative relationships among the parties to the transaction.

Louis frequently represents real estate developers, owners, investors and tenants with respect to the acquisition, development, leasing, financing and sale of land, shopping centers, office buildings, apartments and industrial properties. He also represents national and regional homebuilders, regarding the development of residential subdivisions and the purchase and sale of finished lots. His clients also include general contractors and real estate brokers, as well as charitable and arts organizations with respect to their real estate assets.

Louis’s Practice Includes

  • Acquisitions and sales
  • Development
  • Commercial leasing
  • Financings
  • Shopping centers
  • Office buildings
  • Apartments
  • Industrial properties
  • Development of residential subdivisions
  • Purchase and sale of finished residential lots

Education

Princeton University
A.B., 1974, Economics, magna cum laude

University of Texas School of Law
J.D., 1978, with honors.
Member Texas Law Review, 1976-1978.

Membership and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas, 1978
  • Houston Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Southwest Regional Board of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL),
           Member and past Chair
  • Congregation Beth Israel, past Trustee

Recognitions and Awards

    • Board Certified, Commercial Real Estate Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1996 – present
    • Texas Super Lawyers, 2003-2018 Real Estate Law
      (by Thomson Reuters, as listed in Texas Monthly)
    • Rating in Martindale Hubbell “AV” (highest)
    • Best Lawyers in America (Real Estate), 2009- 2017 (by Woodward White, Inc.)
    • Best Lawyers in Texas (Real Estate), 2009- 2016 (by Woodward White, Inc.)
    • Sustaining Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
    • H Texas Magazine’s Top Lawyers of Houston 2016 – 2017

Personal

Louis loves to sail, ski, run and hike and enjoys adventure travel with his wife Renie.
He is an avid reader.