January 07, 2022 | 1 minute read

DALLAS – The Texas Lawbook and the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter recognized Crescent Real Estate LLC’s (Crescent) acquisition of The Crescent® as a finalist for M&A Transaction of the Year at the 2021 DFW Corporate Counsel Awards. Bracewell LLP represented Crescent on the transaction, which was one of the Dallas area’s largest commercial property transactions ever.

Crescent, which also owns or manages the Ritz-Carlton Dallas and several other Uptown Dallas properties, has been actively involved in the ownership, leasing or management of The Crescent® for 30 years. The office and mixed-use development property is home to more than 120 office tenants, including various restaurants, a golf simulator, a private club and an award-winning spa and hotel.

The Bracewell team advising Crescent included K. Brock Bailey, Will Anderson, Elizabeth L. McGinley, Matthew G. NielsenScott C. Sanders, Timothy A. Wilkins, Douglas W. Rommelmann, Ian R. Brown, Shelby Harden, Kaylee R. Henson and Christie L. Latimer.

The Texas Lawbook and the ACC Dallas-Ft. Worth Chapter received more than 60 nominations for this award’s program, which celebrates the achievements of law firms and corporate legal departments in North Texas. Finalists will be profiled in an upcoming issue of The Texas Lawbook.

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on January 27 at the George W. Bush Institute at Southern Methodist University.