Robert J. Werner

Austin,  TX  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Development & Construction
  • Environmental
  • Investment Real Estate
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Housing - Multifamily
  • Senior & Student
Contact InfoTelephone: 512.479.9766
Fax: 512.479.1101
University University of Houston, B.A., English, with honors, 1972
Law SchoolUniversity of Texas at Austin School of Law, J.D., 1975
Admitted1975, Texas

Professional Associations and Memberships

Austin Bar Association

•American Bar Association, Real Property Probate and Trust Law, Environmental Law Committee

•State Bar of Texas, Environmental and Natural Resource Law Section and Real Property, Probate and Trust Section

•Supreme Court of Texas, Board of Disciplinary Appeals, 1994-2000

•Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow

•Travis County Bar Association


Bob is a member of Husch Blackwell's Real Estate, Development & Construction team. His engagements in real estate and construction cover a broad range of issues, including representing clients on real estate issues relating to the acquisition, development, construction, leasing and sale of real property; counseling property owners, lending institutions and industrial clients with respect to risk analysis, purchase, sale, leasing and remediation of environmentally impacted property. His legal background also entails advisement of healthcare-related real estate transactions, including development, purchase, sale and leasing of medical office buildings; the purchase, sale and financing of nursing homes and assisted living facilities; and the acquisition and disposition of hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers.

Before joining the firm, Bob was a Partner at Brown McCarroll.

Awards and Recognitions

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

Texas Super Lawyers, 2013

The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2013-2015

Civic Involvement

American Cancer Society, Central Texas Region Board of Directors, 2011-2013

•Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and South Texas, Board of Directors, 2012

•Meals on Wheels, volunteer, 1985-2013


•Served as developer's counsel with respect to 340-unit condominium project.

•Represented multistate developer with respect to a 350-unit luxury apartment development under construction in Austin, Texas.

•Outside real estate counsel for leading distributor of chemical products in the United States, dealing with purchase, sale and leasing of properties and risk allocation with respect to environmentally impacted properties.

•Served as real estate counsel for purchaser of hospital in Lubbock, Texas.

•Represented healthcare company in purchase of 60-bed hospital in Austin, Texas.

•Served as Texas real estate counsel in connection with financing of client's acquisition of 41 assisted-living facilities in Texas.

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In The News

8.19.14 Husch Blackwell Boasts 106 Best Lawyers on 2015 List, Seven Lawyers of the Year
Energy & Natural Resources ; Financial Services ; Food & Agribusiness ; Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals ; Real Estate, Development & Construction ; Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation
News Release

8.16.13 Best Lawyers 2014 Names 109 from Husch Blackwell, 13 Lawyers of the Year
Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals ; Real Estate, Development & Construction ; Financial Services ; Energy & Natural Resources


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Office Information

Robert J. Werner

111 Congress Avenue, Suite 1400
AustinTX 78701-4093


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