Gerald P. Lance

Of Counsel
Houston,  TX  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
    Contact InfoTelephone: 713.374.3513
    Fax: 713.374.7513
    University Haverford College, B.A., 1981
    Law SchoolVanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1984 Editor, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law
    Admitted1984, Texas

    Professional & Community Involvement
    •Member, American Bar Association
    •Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
    •Business Law Section
    •Member, Houston Bar Association
    •Real Estate Section
    •Corporate Counsel Section
    •Member, State Bar of Texas
    •Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section
    •Business Law Section

    BornBethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1959

    Gerald P. Lance has more than 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, land development and real estate finance. He focuses his practice on commercial leasing (retail, office, and industrial), construction lending, long-term institutional financing and related restructurings, commercial land and income-producing property sales, construction contracts, and real estate development. Jerry has coordinated the real estate portions of several major multi-state acquisitions and financings.

    In addition to his private practice, Jerry was formerly senior counsel for a large multi-state land development company where he focused on residential land development for master-planned communities, including golf course operations.

    Some of the above representations were handled by Mr. Lance prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

    Areas of Concentration

    •Real estate Commercial real estate finance
    • Construction contracts
    • Leases and leasing
    • Commercial mortgages
    • Acquisitions and dispositions

    Awards & Recognition
    •Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers, Law Firm of the Year in Real Estate Law, 2015
    •Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
    •Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2013
    •Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011, 2012 and 2013
    •Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010
    •Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

    AV, BV, AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

    Associated News & Events

    Press Releases

    01.03.13 Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice Selected as a Practice Group of the Year by Law360

    06.11.10 Greenberg Traurig Takes Top Honors in Real Estate from Prestigious Legal Ranking and Publication Chambers and Partners USA

    07.31.07 Five Fulbright & Jaworski Real Estate Attorneys Join Greenberg Traurig


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    Office Information

    Gerald P. Lance

    1000 Louisiana, Suite 1700
    HoustonTX 77002


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