Marc Markel - Shareholder


800.713.4625
mmarkel@rmwbhlaw.com

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One of Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey’s founding partners, Marc Markel has been practicing law for over thirty years. Marc heads the firm’s real estate section; he is experienced in handling all aspects of real estate transactions, litigation and community association representation. Marc has been listed on Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers from 2005 to 2012 and has also been featured in the Super Lawyers, "Corporate Counsel" Edition in the area of Real Estate. Marc is Board Certified in Residential Real Estate and Commercial Real Estate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and a charter member of the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL). He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible peer rating for both competence and ethics.

Mr. Markel has authored master deed restrictions for numerous large residential, commercial and mixed-use projects. He has actively defended community associations and their volunteers in litigation and frequently assists developers through their due diligence process and acquisition of title. His representation of developers, builders and associations involves litigation avoidance techniques in which he conducts a thorough risk analysis program.

Mr. Markel is also a frequent speaker on real estate topics for various bar organizations and the Community Associations Institute (CAI).

Practice Areas 
Real Estate
Litigation and Transactions
Community Association Law

Education
J.D., South Texas College of Law, 1979
B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University,1976

Certifications and Designations
Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Board Certified in Residential Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL)

Honors and Awards
Listed, Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers (Editions 2005-2012, 2014)
Listed, Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers "Corporate Counsel" (Edition 2010)
Listed, “Houston's Top Lawyers”, H-Texas Magazine (2008, 2010-2012)
AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Affiliations
Member, Houston Bar Association
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Fort Bend County Bar Association
Member, Dallas Bar Association
Member, Bexar County Bar Association

Bar Admissions
State Bar of Texas
United States Supreme Court
United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western Districts of Texas
United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit