Ammad Waheed

Ammad Waheed

Senior Counsel

Houston Real Estate Lawyer - Ammad Waheed

Ammad Waheed’s practice focuses on commercial real estate and commercial transactions. He represents a variety of clients nationwide, and negotiates and drafts documents relating to commercial real estate issues. He has successfully handled a diverse range of matters, including real estate transactions involving large, Class-A office spaces, retail spaces, and specialized medical facilities. His corporate practice involves matters in mergers and acquisitions, entity formations, contract negotiations, disposition and acquisition transactions and various other business functions.

Ammad brings broad litigation experience to his transactional practice, enabling him to provide a valuable perspective to clients seeking to minimize risk. He has assisted in several bankruptcy adversary proceedings on behalf of Lehman Brothers after the company’s historic bankruptcy confirmation. He also assisted in the representation of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in a multi-billion dollar fraudulent conveyance case that went to trial.

Prior to joining the firm, Ammad served as in-house counsel and broker for one of the world’s largest tenant-only commercial real estate firms.

Ammad is fluent in several languages, including German, Hindi, and Urdu.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate/Commercial Transactions

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Representative Experience

  • Represented various clients with Texas business entity conversions and formations
  • Drafted various contracts and agreements in the fields of real estate and corporate law
  • Drafted motions and pleadings for construction law disputes
  • Analysis of various commercial landlord and tenant issues
  • Performed title and survey reviews on multiple properties
  • Represented Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in a multi-billion dollar fraudulent conveyance matter
  • Represented Lehman Brothers in several bankruptcy adversary proceedings after the company’s historic bankruptcy confirmation.


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. (Magna Cum Laude) – 2012
    • Order of the Coif
    • Order of the Barons
    • Moot Court
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    • B.A. – 2009
    • Dean’s List/General Honors

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Real Estate
  • Houston Bar Association, Real Estate

Speeches and Publications

  • Commercial Leasing 101,” Houston Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, September 28, 2018
  • “Stop The Dominoes From Falling: Making Sure That One Affiliate’s Liabilities Do Not Bring Down the Whole Corporate Family (co-author),” University of Texas CLE, Presented at 35th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute, May 02, 2013
  • “Limiting Reviewability of Transfer Venues in Texas (co-author),” ABA Commercial & Business Litigation Newsletter, February 27, 2013