Many of Reed’s clients have worked with him extensively, and the reason they turn to him when they need assistance is that they know his approach gets results. As a transactional attorney, Reed prides himself on being able to analyze a situation, anticipate potential problems before they arise, and craft the solutions necessary to ensure the most profitable outcome.

Much of Reed’s practice focuses on commercial real estate law and single family office representation. Reed is an asset to his clients as a transactional attorney with experience transitioning clients from the wealth creation to the generational wealth management stage, drawing on life and career experience to guide clients’ disparate and varied single family office needs. In addition, his experience with and extensive knowledge of corporate governance and business entity laws makes him an asset in a range of complex and intricate corporate matters.

Reed is a graduate of Texas A&M. He received his law degree from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. There, he held leadership positions with both the SMU Board of Advocates and the SMU Criminal Justice Clinic.

When not in the office, Reed enjoys spending time with his wife and son, cooking, trying new foods, and fantasy football.

Education
  • Texas A&M University, B.A.
  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D.
Bar Admissions
  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Honors
  • Super Lawyers – Texas Rising Stars Attorney by Thomson Reuters, 2020-2022
Affiliations and Memberships
  • State Bar of Texas
    • TexasBarCLE Advanced Real Estate Law Course Planning Committee, Member, 2021-Present
    • Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member, 2017-Present
    • Business Law Section, Member, 2017-Present
    • Corporate Counsel Section, Member, 2017-Present
    • Texas Young Lawyers Association, Member, 2017-Present
  • Texas Bar College, Member, 2018-Present
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member, 2017-Present
    • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Member, 2017-Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2017-Present
    • Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law Section, Member, 2017-Present
    • Business Law Section, Member, 2017-Present
Selected Publications
  • Presenter and Author for TexasBarCLE 2021 Real Estate 101 Course (Chapter 7):
    • Reed A. Standly, A Practical Guide to Borrower’s Real Estate Finance Opinions, 2021 Real Estate 101 Course, Chapter 7.
  • Presenter and Author for TexasBarCLE 2019 Advanced Real Estate Law Course (Chapter 13):
    • Reed A. Standly, A Peek Behind the Veil: The Ambiguous Status of Limited Liability Company Veil Piercing in Texas, 2019 Advanced Real Estate Law Course, Chapter 13, Part I.
    • Reed A. Standly, Selected Practical Drafting Considerations for Texas Limited Liability Company Agreements, 2019 Advanced Real Estate Law Course, Chapter 13, Part II.
  • Co-Author for TexasBarCLE 2018 Advanced Real Estate Law Course (Chapter 2; Presented by David W. Tomek):
    • David W. Tomek & Reed A. Standly, Important Whys, Whens, and Hows in the Use of Letters of Intent for Leasing and for Sales, Along with Illustrative Cases, 2018 Advanced Real Estate Law Course, Chapter 2.
Community/Charitable Activities
  • Connecting Point Park Cities, Charitable Advisory Board Member, 2017-Present

Reed A. Standly

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