Real Estate

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McAfee & Taft has an established, high-quality real estate practice.  We use innovative approaches to structure real estate transactions, and we achieve practical results for our clients.

Attorneys in our real estate group have been recognized nationally as being among the best in their field by such leading industry publications as Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in America, and Oklahoma Super Lawyers.

We provide comprehensive legal services in all types of real estate transactions, including:

In addition to representing real estate industry clients, we also assist clients in other industries with their real estate needs.

Our clients range from small start-up companies and entrepreneurs to national and regional companies that have been involved in hundreds of real estate transactions.

Our work on behalf of these clients encompasses a broad range of projects including:

  • Land acquisition and development (residential, commercial, industrial and retail)
  • Office buildings and office parks
  • Retail centers and shopping malls
  • Industrial warehouses and distribution centers
  • Entertainment (theaters, museums, professional sports arenas)
  • Hotels/convention centers and resorts
  • Mixed use developments
  • Multi-family housing
  • Government or university-related facilities
  • Military housing
  • Healthcare and assisted living facilities
  • Telecommunications facilities
  • Energy sites (including electric, wind power, natural gas and ethanol plants)
  • Wind energy projects

Because of the breadth of our firm’s business practice, our real estate lawyers are able to take advantage of the firm’s expertise in other areas — such as business transactions and financesecurities, tax, healthcare law, environmental law, intellectual property and litigation  — to fully address the needs of our clients.

Alexis S. Barnes
(405) 552-2309
T. Michael Blake
Shareholder, Practice Group Leader
(405) 552-2317
Blaine W. Brewer
(405) 552-2312
Simon W. Bright
(405) 270-6082
Matthew K. Brown
Shareholder, Practice Group Leader
(405) 552-2304
Vickie J. Buchanan
Shareholder, Practice Group Leader, Industry Group Leader
(405) 552-2331
Steven W. Bugg
Of Counsel
(405) 552-2216
Kaitlyn Schrick Chaney
(405) 552-2337
Robert J. Clougherty
(918) 574-3021
Evan J. Crumpley
(405) 552-2276
Robert L. Garbrecht
Shareholder, Practice Group Leader
(405) 552-2254
Bonner J. Gonzalez
Shareholder, Practice Group Leader, Industry Group Leader
(405) 552-2347
Danae V. Grace
(405) 270-6017
J. Derek Hardberger
Shareholder, Practice Group Leader
(405) 552-2327
Lloyd T. Hardin, Jr.
Of Counsel
(405) 552-2232
Allison Meinders Harvey
(405) 552-2338
Stephen M. Hetrick
Shareholder, Director
(918) 574-3029
Frank D. Hill
Of Counsel
(405) 552-2259
Henry D. Hoss
Shareholder, Director
(405) 552-2245
Sean S. Hunt
(405) 552-2345
Richard D. Johnson
(405) 552-2204
Garry L. Keele, II
(918) 574-3037
Myrna Schack Latham
(405) 552-2278
Joe C. Lewallen, Jr.
Shareholder, Director
(405) 552-2370
Robert T. Luttrell, III
Of Counsel
(405) 552-2291
H. Cole Marshall
Shareholder, Practice Group Leader
(405) 552-2379
Elke C. Meeùs
(405) 552-2298
Isai Molina
(405) 552-2290
Haley J. (Maynard) Nimmo
(405) 552-2293
Jenny M. Odom
(405) 270-6018
Karlen C. Parsamian
(405) 270-6025
Ross Plourde
(405) 552-2277
Louis J. Price
Shareholder, General Counsel
(405) 552-2253
William T. Silvia
(918) 574-3043
Joshua D. Smith
Shareholder, Director, Industry Group Leader
(405) 552-2301
Jeff L. Todd
Of Counsel
(405) 552-2269
Jeffrey L. Vogt
(405) 552-2214
Emily Z. Xiao
(405) 552-2296


Amy M. Poyner
(405) 552-2392
Annette Strother
(405) 228-7631


Liquidated Damages in Purchase and Sale Agreements

Liquidated Damages in Purchase and Sale Agreements: Oklahoma

The Practical Real Estate Lawyer |

Oklahoma Purchase and Sale Issues for Buyers

The Practical Real Estate Lawyer |

What does your deed say?

McAfee & Taft AgLINC |

Oklahoma’s Nontestamentary Transfer of Property Act

McAfee & Taft AgLINC |

Landowner considerations when negotiating wind energy leases

McAfee & Taft AgLINC |

At The Podium

Identifying Material Issues in Commercial Real Estate Leases

2019 Corporate Counsel Seminar
Oklahoma City, OK | December 5, 2019

Identifying Material Issues in Commercial Real Estate Leases

2019 Corporate Counsel Seminar
Tulsa, OK | December 4, 2019

Federal Opportunity Zones in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Department of Commerce’s 2018 Connect Conference and Workshop
Oklahoma City, OK | December 4, 2018

Tax Incentives After Tax Reform

Commercial Real Estate Women Tax Reform Panel
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma | February 22, 2018

Practice Group Leader


In The News

Welcome to the neighborhood,
News 9 and Griffin Media

November 14, 2022

Real estate attorney Emily Z. Xiao joins McAfee & Taft

September 13, 2021

Paralegal Amy M. Poyner joins McAfee & Taft

June 28, 2021

Baker Hughes donates Energy Innovation Center to Oklahoma State University

August 3, 2020

Chambers USA 2020 honors McAfee & Taft as top-ranked firm, 32 attorneys singled out for individual honors

April 23, 2020

Trinity School moves in to historic Oklahoma City Schools building

January 15, 2020

McAfee & Taft’s Corporate Counsel 2019 Seminar draws hundreds of in-house lawyers

December 9, 2019

Carrie Petty named real estate and business transactions paralegal

November 18, 2019

Arvest Bank to expand in Oklahoma City, rename downtown building Arvest Tower

October 29, 2019

OKC’s largest municipal parking garage acquired

January 10, 2019

Lloyd T. Hardin, Jr. named Fellow of Construction Lawyers Society of America

December 19, 2018

Royal Mfg Co completes sale to leading European manufacturer

April 3, 2018

Tax reform act is creating incentives in low-income ‘Opportunity Zones’

The Oklahoman | February 15, 2018

Oklahoma panhandle to be site of America’s largest wind farm

July 31, 2017

Robert L. Garbrecht elected to American College of Real Estate Lawyers

May 2, 2017

First National Center sale closes

The Oklahoman | January 11, 2017

Tragedy leads Lewallens to be champions for CHF

Oklahoma City FRIDAY | November 25, 2016

Frank Hill honored by Downtown Oklahoma City, Inc. with prestigious Dean A. McGee Award

May 29, 2015

President Obama highlights firm client ASCO Industries

January 8, 2014

Prominent real estate attorney Lloyd Hardin joins McAfee & Taft

July 29, 2010

Frank Hill and Elizabeth Dalton Named 2010 Oklahoma City ‘Lawyers of the Year’

December 15, 2009