Christopher Hanno

Christopher Hanno

Houston, Texas

Chris Hanno's success as a commercial real estate lawyer speaks for itself. He has earned the trust of clients in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisition, financing, development and disposition of retail, multi-family and office properties, as well as condo and homeowner associations, and mobile home developments. Chris has an equally strong background in commercial leasing representing commercial landlords and tenants in retail and office leases. Chris represents businesses and investors in formation and structuring of entities, purchases and sales of businesses, mergers and reorganizations, borrowing and lending and various other contractual agreements. Chris works tirelessly to ensure the transaction process moves as quickly as possible, emphasizing personal service as well as results. 

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Law
  • Lending and Finance


  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2010
    • Honors: Order of the Lytae
    • Law Review: South Texas Law Review , Member
  • Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • B.A. - 2007
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • The Other “F” Word: Fiduciary Duties, Fiduciary Waivers, and the Delaware Limited Liability Company, South Texas Law Review, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association


  • Phi Delta Phi