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John Stevenson is a Dallas native and an experienced transactional attorney that practices primarily in the areas of real estate law, business and corporate law, and commercial transactions.

Mr. Stevenson’s general real estate practices includes representing owners, builders, investors, developers, and other clients in the acquisition, disposition, financing, and development of various real estate assets, commercial lease transactions, and construction matters.  In connection with his real estate practice, Mr. Stevenson represents lenders and borrowers in real estate and asset-based lending transactions, mezzanine financing, loan restructurings, workouts and defaults.

Additionally, Mr. Stevenson advises entities, investors, and entrepreneurs in general business and corporate legal matters, such as the drafting and negotiation of complex commercial contracts, asset purchase transactions, equity and debt financing, intellectual property matters, and the formation of for-profit and non-profit entities, investment partnerships and real estate joint ventures.  Mr. Stevenson also counsels clients regarding asset and wealth protection strategies that align with their business goals.


Represented Dallas based land development and property management company in multiple acquisitions of raw land, including a $30,000,000 purchase of 250 acres of raw land in Dallas – Fort Worth area.

Represented major shopping mall owner in multiple shopping mall dispositions, subdivisions, and redevelopments across multiple states.

Represented real estate fund client in $21,000,000 multi-family apartment building acquisition and subsequent securities offerings to investors.

Represented Rockwall based company in $11,200,000 sale-leaseback transaction of 150,000 square ft. industrial building.

Represented Dallas based area private equity company in multiple (10+) powersport vehicle dealership asset and real estate acquisitions in the Dallas – Fort Worth area.

Represented East Texas based telecommunications company in $48,000,000 sale of membership interests.

Represented major national bank in multiple lending transactions, including term loans and credit facilities, real estate loans, construction loans, loan restructurings and defaults.

Represented Dallas area apartment complex owner and developer in obtaining purchase money loans and refinances for 9 separate apartment complexes in DFW Metroplex in amounts ranging from $2,000,000 to $5,000,000.

Represented private equity company borrower in obtaining a $15,000,000 mezzanine credit facility from middle market lender in connection with multiple real property acquisitions.


Texas Tech University School of Law
J.D., cum laude, 2013

Texas Tech University, Rawls College of Business
M.B.A., 2013

Texas A&M University
B.A., cum laude, 2010

Court Admissions

Texas, 2013

Supreme Court of Texas


State Bar of Texas

Texas Young Lawyers Association

Honors and Distinctions

Texas Tech University, Rawls College of Business Graduate Certificate in Leadership

Journal of Biosecurity, BioSafety, and Biodefense Law

Texas Tech College of Law Dean’s List

CALI Excellence Award for highest grade in Business Entitites

Distinction Award for academic achievement in Federal Income Taxation


Author, Federal Income Tax Allocation Clauses in Personal Injury Settlement Agreements, Carrington Coleman Capital Newsletter, 2019 Issue One (March 2019).