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Robert Peterson

Robert Peterson
  • Associate

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Practice Areas

  • General Litigation Matters
  • Transactions
  • Banking

Biography

 Robert represents banks and lenders in financing transactions involving various types of collateral, including commercial business, Pari Passu, SBA, and construction loans. These transactions involve borrowers from diverse industries, ranging from strip shopping centers, medical and industrial buildings, construction projects, gas stations, townhomes to hotels. In addition to reviewing the title commitment and advising the banks to protect their interests, he drafts all the loan-closing documents, including jobber subordinations, UCC-1 filings, SNDAs, and tenant estoppels. In addition, he has drafted security instruments for real property secured financial transactions in various other states.

He also represents individuals, business owners, homeowners, real estate investors, and lenders in pre-suit negotiation, litigation and on appeal in both state and federal court. Robert has represented clients on a variety of matters, including construction, business divorce, real estate, and consumer finance litigation. Robert has helped obtain favorable judgments at trial as well as on appeal. Robert has also advised oil & gas companies, real estate investors, and institutional lenders and mortgage servicers on a variety of matters.

Education

  • University of Houston College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • Juris Doctorate - 2012
  • Brigham Young University
    • B.S. - 2008
    • Major: Physics

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

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Representative Cases

  • Represented client in mortgage litigation case that went to the Texas Supreme Court and resulted in overturning prior legal precedent.
  • Represented national mortgage lenders and servicers on title and conveyance issues, tax foreclosures, bankruptcy, issues with loan security documentation, dangerous building code violation hearings, probate issues, home equity 736 proceedings, evictions, and appeals.
  • Represented clients in handling a variety of property management issues, including leasing transactions, evictions, and repair/maintenance transactions and litigation.
  • Represented clients in RCLA litigation, as well as owners, general contractors & subcontractors in construction defect and lien litigation, breach of contract claims, and collections.
  • Served as Of Counsel for an oil & gas services company, providing legal support, including representing them in litigation, drafting transactional documents for various projects, including employment contracts and advisement regarding same; procurement contracts, procurement contracts, joint business ventures, confidentiality agreements and real estate transactions, including acting as substitute trustee for foreclosure actions.

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