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Michael Cohodes

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Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Law
  • Oil and Gas Law
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BOARD CERTIFIED | Texas Board of Legal Specialization | COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE LAW


Michael Cohodes is a partner at the firm whose practice focuses on commercial real estate and business transactions. Michael is Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. As a native Houstonian, Michael possesses a deep understanding of the local business landscape and has built a reputation for his unwavering commitment to his client's success. He takes pride in representing clients who will help bolster the Texas economy through their real estate and business transactions. 

Michael joined the firm in law school and has extensive experience handling all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, leases, construction contracts, loan documents, title documents, restrictive covenants, and closing documents. Michael also advises clients on corporate matters, including entity formation, operating agreements, and corporate governance. Michael represents developers, investors, lenders, borrowers, landlords, tenants, franchisees and entrepreneurs in all sectors of the real estate industry, including retail, multifamily, office, industrial and raw land transactions. 

Michael's clients value his dependability and responsiveness. He understands that time is of the essence in the fast-paced world of commercial real estate and business transactions, and he takes pride in providing timely and efficient legal solutions. Whether it's addressing a pressing issue or guiding clients through complex negotiations, Michael's clients can rely on his dedication and expertise.


  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. – 2016
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Order of the Lytae
    • Honors: Transactional Law Practice Certificate (Energy)
    • Honors: CALI Award for Excellence: Torts I (Fall 2013), Civil Procedure (Fall 2013), Property II (Fall 2014)
    • Honors: Dean’s Honor List – Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Fall 2015
    • Law Review: South Texas Law Review, Member
  • University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
    • B.S. – 2013
    • Major: Sport Management
    • Minor: Business

Current Employment Position

  • Partner