Jonathan Thalheimer

Jonathan Thalheimer


McGuire, Craddock & Strother, P.C.

Recognized since 2016

Dallas, Texas

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

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Jonathan Thalheimer focuses his practice on commercial real estate sales, acquisitions and development and complex finance transactions. From individuals and small privately held businesses to large publicly traded corporations, Mr. Thalheimer represents clients in matters including portfolio lending, construction lending, commercial mortgage-backed securities, conduit lending, corporate and municipal bonds, loan syndications, interest rate caps and swaps, aircraft financing, and other structured finance transactions.

Mr. Thalheimer holds numerous leadership positions in various state and national professional organizations. He was recently elected to serve on the governing council of the largest of the State Bar of Texas’ sections, the Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section. He is a fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA), where he was elected to the Board of Regents and serves as the Co-Chair of its Capital Markets Committee and as Texas State Chair. He is also a fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and serves as the Chair of its Capital Markets & Real Estate Finance Committee. He is also a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Mortgage Bankers’ Association, and a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

A prolific writer and speaker, Mr. Thalheimer frequently lectures and has authored papers on a variety of subjects. These include high-volatility commercial real estate regulations, LIBOR history and transition proposals, Texas title insurance, negotiation and documentation of commercial real estate construction loans and commercial mortgage-backed securities.

A graduate of the University of Virginia, Mr. Thalheimer is licensed to practice in the State of Texas, before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Location

  • 500 North Akard Street. Suite 2200
    Dallas, TX 75201

Education

  • University of Virginia , J.D., graduated 1982
  • Yale University, B.A., magna cum laude, graduated 1979

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, State Bar of Texas

Affiliations

  • American Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys - Board of Regents, Capital Markets Committee Co-Chair, Fellow
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Capital Markets Committee - Chair
  • Dallas Bar Association - Member
  • Mortgage Bankers’ Association - Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Special Committee to Combat Hunger and Homelessness - Former Committee Member
  • Texas Bar Foundation - Life Fellow
  • University of North Texas College of Law, Louis A. Bedford, Jr. - Mentor
  • William “Mac” Taylor, Jr. 112th American Inn of Court - Master Member

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

McGuire, Craddock & Strother, P.C.
Headquarters: Dallas, Texas

6 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Real Estate Law

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2016–2022
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, published in Texas Monthly, 2003–2005, 2021
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Legal Leaders/Top Rated Lawyers, ALM and Martindale-Hubbell, recognized 2013–2016

Speaking & Writing

“Commercial Mortgage Backed Lending” – State Bar of Texas’ Advanced Real Estate Law Course“Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities 2013” – State Bar of Texas’ Advanced Real Estate Law Course“Conduit Mortgage Lending” – University of Texas’s School of Law’s William W. Gibson, Jr. Mortgage Lending Institute and the Dallas Area Real Estate Lawyers Discussion Group“Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities Headwinds and Tailwinds 2013-2014” – Dallas Area Real Estate Lawyers’ Discussion Group“Current Title Insurance Coverages and Rates in Commercial Mortgage Loan Transactions” -State Bar of Texas’ Advanced Real Estate Law Course“Dealing with Defeasance” – University of Texas’s School of Law’s William W. Gibson, Jr. Mortgage Lending Institute“Finance Market Impact on Real Estate” – State Bar of Texas’ Advanced Real Estate Strategies Course“High Volatility Commercial Real Estates Loans: New Federal Rules and the Impact on Loan Availability" – University of Texas’s School of Law’s William W. Gibson, Jr. Mortgage Lending Institute and the Dallas Bar Association’s Real Property Section“How to Navigate the Rabbit Hole: The Journey of a CMBS Loan After It Closes”– American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law and the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Joint Webinar“Intercreditor Agreements – The Giants Fight It Out”- State Bar of Texas’ Advanced Real Estate Drafting Course

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