HOUSTON, TX—Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli welcomes real estate attorney Emma R. Keyser as Shareholder in the firm’s Houston office. Keyser joins Polsinelli’s nationally renowned Real Estate Practice as the firm expands its real estate roster in Texas to meet the growing need.
A real estate attorney with a business perspective, Keyser has grown her career serving as corporate counsel at a leading development and property management company specializing in multifamily, retail and hospitality.
She advises prominent developers and equity investors in connection with acquisitions and dispositions, real estate development, corporate governance, debt and equity financing, 1031 exchanges, landlord/tenant issues, complex loan transactions, FHA/ADA compliance and leasing. She has also advised on general legal issues, including commercial contracts, employment agreements and confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements.
Keyser has had success representing and advising clients on various aspects of commercial real estate matters, including acquisition, financing, leasing, development, and disposition of real estate portfolios and individual assets, including office, retail, hotel, restaurants, golf courses, ski resorts, medical, multi-family and vacant land. She represented and served as lead counsel for a large developer in connection with acquiring, financing, and developing a premier 3,000+ acre commercial civic center, retail and residential community in the Denver metro area.