Mahira’s practice focuses on commercial leasing, acquisitions and dispositions of office, retail and mixed use projects. Mahira represents both landlords and tenants in negotiating commercial lease agreements for office, retail and ground leases. Her practice also includes representing buyers and sellers in acquisitions and dispositions of undeveloped property, office buildings, retail centers, mixed-use and multifamily use properties.
Prior to joining Jackson Walker, Mahira served as a judicial intern in the Texas First Court of Civil Appeals, and a judicial intern to the Hon. Nancy F. Atlas of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
B.B.A., University of Houston
J.D., cum laude, Notre Dame Law School
- Represented a Houston developer in leasing a mixed-use project on Lower Westheimer, which includes 100,000 square feet of office space and more than 50,000 square feet of retail.
- Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Woodward/White Inc.), Real Estate Law, 2024
- South Asian Bar Association of Houston (SABA)
- Board Member, 2020-2022
- Vice President of Fundraising, 2020-2021
- Co-Vice President of Fundraising and Sponsorship, 2021-2022
- Hispanic Bar Association of Houston, Member, 2019-Present
December 4, 2023Newsletters
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November 3, 2023Client Results
Jackson Walker acted as the primary legal representative for New York-based client Harmony Housing Advisors, Inc., a nonprofit organization established by Stephen Rosenberg, CEO and founder of Greystone, in the disposition of a national portfolio of 121 affordable housing projects to The Michaels Organization and related affiliates for approximately $1.36 billion.
August 24, 2023Newsletters
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August 17, 2023Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 287 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2024 Edition, Including 12 “Lawyers of the Year” and 80 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 287 Jackson Walker attorneys across 5 offices and 82 specialty practice areas in its 2024 edition, including 12 Lawyers of the Year and 80 Ones to Watch. In this year’s guide, Jackson Walker saw the largest number of attorneys in the areas of Commercial Litigation (66 attorneys) and Real Estate Law (60 attorneys) and the addition of 35 attorneys as Best Lawyers.
April 24, 2023Newsletters
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April 21, 2022Newsletters
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October 2, 2020Newsletters
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June 30, 2020Newsletters
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February 19, 2020Client Results
Jackson Walker Represents a Partnership Between Radom Capital and JPMorgan on Leasing for Montrose Collective Mixed-Use Project Coming to Houston
Jackson Walker is representing a partnership between Radom Capital and JPMorgan in leasing the mixed-use project Montrose Collective, which broke ground on February 10 and is expected to be completed in late 2021.