David W. Parker
David Parker is an attorney in the real estate practice group of Jackson Walker’s Houston office. He represents clients in real estate transactions across the United States and abroad, and focuses his practice on all facets of real estate, including leasing, acquisition, disposition, construction, financing and joint ventures. His experience spans various industries, including retail, office, industrial, multi-family and affordable housing, energy and oilfield services, healthcare, and food and beverage.
David’s representative clients include national and international companies, partnerships, private equity firms, real estate investment trusts, individuals, and trusts and estates.
David routinely represents clients in ground-up commercial developments, including acquisition, financing, joint ventures and construction. His expertise in this area includes the negotiation and drafting of development agreements, restrictive covenants, easements, cross-access and utility rights, and other title instruments related to development projects. He also advises and assists clients in the negotiation of economic incentive agreements related to corporate development and relocation.
David’s practice also includes assisting clients with the acquisition, disposition and leasing of property portfolios, as well as, the development, acquisition and disposition of multifamily and industrial projects throughout the U.S. In addition, David has worked with both national landlords and tenants in leasing over 5 million square feet of office, retail and industrial space.
B.B.A., cum laude, Texas Tech University
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
- Represents several Fortune 500 energy and oilfield services companies in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of real property assets
- Represents a development company in the development, leasing and disposition of several mixed-use developments
- Represents a development company in the acquisition, development and ground leasing of sites for national and regional restaurants and retailers
- Represented a restaurant franchisee in the disposition of stores across Texas
- Represented a Fortune 500 oil company in the acquisition of property for a corporate campus
- The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White Inc.), Natural Resources Law, 2022-2023
August 18, 2022Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 214 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2023 Edition, Including 11 “Lawyers of the Year” and 41 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 214 Jackson Walker attorneys across 6 offices and 79 specialty practice areas in its 2023 edition, including 11 Lawyers of the Year and 41 Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers listings are based on an exhaustive peer review survey of thousands of attorneys who vote on the legal abilities of others in their practice areas.
August 19, 2021Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 178 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2022 Edition, Including 8 “Lawyers of the Year” and 31 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 178 Jackson Walker attorneys across 6 offices and 67 specialty practice areas in its 2022 edition, including 8 Lawyers of the Year and 31 Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers listings are based on an exhaustive peer review survey of thousands of attorneys who vote on the legal abilities of others in their practice areas.
January 28, 2020Attorney News
Jackson Walker Expands Real Estate and Transactional Practices With Addition of Joe Flack, David Parker, John Wittenberg, and Dana Murphy
During the month of January, Jackson Walker proudly welcomed Joe Flack, David Parker, and John Wittenberg as partners in the Houston and San Antonio offices. In addition, the Firm added Dana Murphy as senior counsel in the Dallas office.