Celebrating 125 Years

Brian S. Harris


Brian Harris assists a wide variety of clients with complex real estate matters, primarily with the acquisition, disposition, management and leasing of all types of real estate. He handles matters both large and small, from multi-million dollar property transactions to sales of parcels of land.

Mr. Harris has represented clients in Texas and throughout the United States in the acquisition and disposition of commercial office, retail, raw land, industrial and mixed use properties, in the acquisition of ground lease interests and property portfolios, and in the sale of partnership interests. He has also represented both landlords and tenants in Texas and throughout the U.S. in the leasing of a wide range of properties, including commercial office, retail, mixed use, ground leased, industrial, hotel and medical office.

In addition, Mr. Harris regularly represents commercial property owners in a variety of operational matters, including matters relating to property management, leasing brokerage, easements, parking, disputes and construction.

Prior to going to law school, Mr. Harris attended graduate school in Psychology and spent six years working with children, including teaching Fifth Grade in the Houston Independent School District, where he was a member of Teach For America.

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Representative Matters

  • Represented owner in acquisition and disposition of multi-office building complex in The Woodlands, Texas.

  • Represented real estate investment trust (REIT) in $79 million acquisition of office building in Washington, D.C.

  • Represented landlord in a long-term lease of entire building in Santa Monica.

  • Represented landlord in long-term renewal of 190,000 square foot tenant in The Woodlands, Texas.

  • Represented seller in disposition of numerous pad sites in commercial development in Plano, Texas.

  • Represented owner in connection with investment and asset management agreements with partners in California and Maryland.

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Peer Recognition

Mr. Harris was named a "Rising Star" (2007-2010) by Thomson Reuters, a distinction given to less than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state of Texas. He was also named as one of H Texas magazine's "Top Lawyers" (2010) and "Houston Professionals on the Fast Track" (2007).

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Speeches / Publications

Mr. Harris authored the chapter “Bankruptcies and Subleased Properties: An Overview of the Issues" in the book The Sublease and Assignment Deskbook: Legal Issues, Forms, and Drafting Techniques for Commercial Lease Transfer, which was published by American Bar Association Publishing in 2013.


Links to Publications

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Houston Office
T: 713.752.4285
F: 713.308.4127

Practice Areas

B.A., Truman State University (MO)

J.D., The University of Texas School of Law
Bar Admissions

  • 2002, Texas
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