Matthew Schindel is a co-chair of Haynes and Boone's Real Estate section. He has developed a corporate-type practice concentrating primarily on private equity transactions. He has substantial experience in negotiating complex, non-public transactions involving multiple parties with adverse interests.
Matthew regularly advises his clients on many types of non-public transactions, including drafting and negotiation of partnership and limited liability company agreements, asset and stock acquisitions, mergers, financing arrangements, employment matters, executive compensation matters, and other general business and contractual matters.
Matthew has represented clients in the following:
- Representation of a real estate company on the formation of an open-ended real estate fund with taxable and tax-exempt investors.
- The development, construction, and financing of the $435 million American Airlines Center, the multi-purpose sports and entertainment facility located in Dallas, Texas.
- The acquisition and development of the Victory project, a $3 billion master-planned, mixed-use development surrounding American Airlines Center.
- Formation of a series limited partnership to acquire and redevelop a landmark building in New York City.
- Sale of a controlling interest in the Dallas Mavericks basketball team.
- Formation of an investment partnership to acquire a partially constructed condominium project in Florida.
- Formation of an investment partnership for the acquisition of a portfolio of single family residential lots throughout Arizona.
- Formation of limited liability company to develop a $350 million portfolio of retail centers in the State of Florida.
- Development of various residential properties including Stonebriar Park in Frisco, Texas and Black Sands Beach in Mauna Lani, Hawaii.
- Formation of joint venture to develop $85 million luxury hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Formation of a limited liability company to develop a $450 million portfolio of retail centers throughout the Midwest of the United States.
- Development of numerous medical office buildings and ambulatory surgical centers.
- Acquisition and development of numerous hotel projects in Dallas, Memphis, New York.
- Formation of numerous partnerships, limited partnerships, and limited liability companies with third parties across the country to acquire various properties and companies.
- Received the 2013 International Law Office (ILO) and Lexology Client Choice award in the Commercial Property category.
- Texas Rising Star, Law & Politics Magazine and Texas Monthly, 2004-2008
- Best Lawyers in Dallas Under 40, D Magazine, 2004, 2006
- Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2007, 2009
Selected Representative Experience
06/20/2012 - Think Real Estate, June 2012
Welcome to Think Real Estate
, the real estate newsletter of Haynes and Boone, LLP, a resource for timely legal analysis of issues affecting the real estate industry.
03/28/2012 - Think Real Estate, March 2012
Welcome to Think
Real Estate, the real estate newsletter of Haynes and Boone, LLP, a resource for timely legal analysis of issues affecting the real estate industry.
01/06/2011 - Mining the Tax-Free Exchange
The like-kind exchange allows taxpayers to defer taxes, preserving dollars to spend today.
11/10/2010 - (Almost) Year-End Tax Alert
In response to the current state of the economy, Congress has passed some tax legislation amending the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”). Although it is up for debate, some would say that Congress has not been busy enough. As we near the end of the year, many taxpayers and their advisers are going through their usual year-end tax planning checklist. This year, planning may be greatly impacted both by recent legislation and by items that Congress has not yet addressed, including, among others, the extension (or lapse) of the “Bush tax cuts.”
03/16/2010 - The Storm Rages On: How Best to Obtain Texas Property Tax Reductions in a Turbulent Economic Climate
As we navigate the waters of these tough economic times, appraisal districts faced with massive city, school and county revenue losses caused by declining property values will most likely try to stem the tide by not voluntarily lowering taxpayers’ 2010 property values to their fair market values. Meanwhile, property owners struggle to reconcile the aftermath of declining occupancy rates, the bid/ask spread, and frozen financial markets with their property’s value as appraised by their local appraisal district.
12/31/2008 - Ready to Rumble? (Or…How Best to Obtain Texas Property Tax Reductions for Your Business and Residence Due to Lower Property Values)
Irresistible force, meet immovable object. The irresistible force is the drop (extreme drop in many circumstances) in taxpayers’ property values during 2008. The immovable object is appraisal districts’ desire to maintain 2009 property tax values in order to avoid massive city, school and county revenue losses.
In anticipation of Texas appraisal districts not lowering voluntarily taxpayers’ 2009 property values to their fair market values, what follows is a brief toolkit to use in preparing for the good fight.