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Russell W. Oshman
Russell W. Oshman
Partner — Real Estate
Partner — Real Estate

Russell W. Oshman

Russell W. Oshman
Dallas

Trammell Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3900
Dallas, Texas 75201

start quote symbolMy goal is to be viewed by clients not as their lawyer on any specific transaction, but as a trusted advisor to their overall businesses. Only by seeking to understand the client’s objectives on both a deal-by-deal basis and as part of a broader business strategy can I provide the level of legal services needed by our sophisticated clients on their most complex transactions.end quote symbol
Russell W. Oshman

Experience Highlights

  • A fund managed by Clarion Partners, LLC in the formation of a joint venture with Crow Holdings Capital Partners for the acquisition, financing and development of Carter Park East, a multi-phase development containing approximately 7 million square feet of industrial warehouse space on approximately 556 acres of land in Fort Worth, Texas

  • Perot Development Company in the formation of multiple joint ventures with Invesco Real Estate for the ground leasing, financing, development and subleasing of DFW Park 161, a multi-phase development containing approximately 2.4 million square feet of industrial warehouse and distribution space on approximately 196 acres of land at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

  • A fund managed by Clarion Partners, LLC, in a joint venture with Trammell Crow Company, for the acquisition, financing and development of The Center at Needham Ranch, a multi-phase development containing approximately 1.9 million square feet of industrial and logistics space on approximately 250 acres of land in Santa Clarita, California

  • Woods Capital Management, LLC in the sale of partnership interests in a joint venture owning One AT&T Plaza, a landmark 37-story, Class A office building in Dallas, Texas that houses AT&T’s 965,800 square foot global headquarters

  • A fund managed by Clarion Partners, LLC in fund-related matters in connection with a $415 million mezzanine loan secured by interests in Blackstone’s Cubic/Colony industrial portfolio consisting of 110 industrial properties containing approximately 15.7 million square feet of space in 15 markets

  • A fund managed by Clarion Partners, LLC in its $335 million acquisition of Golden Triangle Industrial Park, an industrial warehouse park consisting of 11 buildings containing approximately 2.4 million square feet of space located on approximately 130 acres of land in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • A private REIT in the staged buyout of its partner in two multistate industrial portfolios having a total asset value of approximately $390 million

  • A publicly traded investment fund in the sale by a portfolio company of substantially all commercial real estate assets, including more than 1,900 acres of development land, a 440,000-square-foot industrial building, a 2,500-space parking garage, an office/retail building and office condominium, two 18-hole golf courses, and water rights

  • A developer in connection with the formation of a joint venture and the leveraged acquisition of an office building in Houston, Texas

  • A real estate investment firm in its $100 million office portfolio financing (District of Columbia, Florida, Tennessee, and Texas)

  • A joint venture as the buyer in a Section 363 asset sale of approximately 1,600 acres of development land in Collin County, Texas

  • A borrower of a $130 million CMBS loan secured by a wholesale trade facility in Dallas, Texas

  • HollyFrontier Corporation in “drop down” transactions for the sale of MLP “qualifying” logistics assets (including pipelines, tanks, terminals, and loading racks) to Holly Energy Partners, L.P.

  • Western Refining Logistics, LP in its $348 million initial public offering of common units

  • Valerus Compression Services in its $435 million sale of Valerus Field Solutions to Kentz Corporation

  • Clearlake Capital Group in its $244 million acquisition of Archer Limited’s North American Rental and Tubular division, provider of equipment and services to E&P operators in land and offshore markets in the United States and Mexico

  • A private equity investor in the acquisition of a controlling interest in an oilfield worker housing business owning nine “man camps” located in two states

  • Agent in connection with a $350 million syndicated credit facility to a midstream company, secured by 50 mortgages in five states

  • Agent in connection with a $200 million syndicated credit facility to a midstream company, secured by 40 mortgages in 11 states

  • A midstream MLP in connection with its $1.5 billion syndicated secured senior credit facility

Credentials

  • Southern Methodist University, J.D. cum laude, 2006
  • Southern Methodist University, B.B.A., 2003
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2017–2020
  • Legal 500 U.S., Real Estate, 2016−2019
  • D Magazine, “The Best Lawyers in Dallas,” 2018
  • Member: Dallas Bar Association; Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Texas