Mr. Walsh is Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. His practice focuses primarily on representing real estate developers and investors in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including matters related to leasing, lending, development and land use, particularly for multi-family and senior living projects.
A graduate of the Fordham University (B.A. in cursu honorum 1992, Distinguished Military Graduate), St. Mary’s University School of Law (J.D. 1999 Summa Cum Laude) and Air War College (Non-Resident), Air University (Overall Grade of Excellent, 2011), Mr. Walsh has a distinguished tenure in both the military and public sectors.
As Senior Counsel with the Office of the Air Force Deputy General Counsel (Energy Installations and Environment), Mr. Walsh represented Air Force interests in a variety of real estate transactions world-wide, including several multi-family housing transactions involving the privatization of over 13,000 units with combined development costs in excess of $1.3B. This representation included the successful resolution of complex source selection, bid protest, closing and portfolio management issues.
Prior to joining the Air Force, Mr. Walsh represented owners, investors and lenders in all aspects of the acquisition, financing and disposition of commercial real estate property, including contract negotiation, lease negotiation, due diligence, entity formation (including negotiation of company/partnership agreements), loan document negotiation, foreclosures, disposition of REO, master servicer/special servicer issues, water rights, land use and development issues as well as lease and loan workouts.
Mr. Walsh is a former Army intelligence officer whose service included assignments with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. In addition, he served as a Briefing Attorney (Law Clerk) to the Chief Justice of the Fourth Court of Appeals in San Antonio, Texas.
J.D., summa cum laude, St. Mary’s University School of Law, 1999; Editor-in-Chief, St. Mary’s Law Journal.
B.A., in cursu honorum, Fordham University, 1992; Distinguished Military Graduate.
Air War College (Non-Resident), Air University, 2011 (Overall Grade of “Excellent”).
Former Army intelligence officer; service includes assignments with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Briefing Attorney (Law Clerk), Chief Justice of the Fourth Court of Appeals, San Antonio, Texas.
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section.
Member, San Antonio Bar Association.
Co-author, “State Hands Cities, Developers Tool for Working Outside Boundaries,” San Antonio Business Journal, March 25, 2005
Co-author, “State’s High Court Gives Developers Tool for Protecting Rights,” San Antonio Business Journal, September 27, 2004
“Earnest Money Contract – First Key to Success of Property Transaction,” San Antonio Business Journal, January 23, 2004
“Plan for Subleases, Assignments When Getting Into New Space,” San Antonio Business Journal, December 12, 2003
Accolades & Awards:
Named a “Rising Star” in Real Estate Transactions in 2005 and 2006, a Thomson Reuters service.
AV-Preeminent – November 2013 (Martindale-Hubbell).