8350 North Central Expressway
Dallas, Texas 75206
Russ McWilliams joined CPLA in January 2017. A native of Dallas, Texas, he graduated from Baylor University, where he earned his B.B.A in economics and finance in 1981, and his J.D. in 1984. Prior to joining the Firm, he served as General Counsel and Executive Vice President to Vantage Companies and the Belmont Group, two national real estate development and investment management institutions based in Dallas.
With extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate, Mr. McWilliams has helped clients in matters including acquisitions, financing, development, leasing, brokerage, management, operations, condominiums, private equity, syndications, dispositions, debt restructuring, workouts and owners' associations. He has been involved both legally and operationally in all sectors of real estate, including land, office, industrial, retail and condominiums. Mr. McWilliams' experience also extends to entity formation and structuring, including corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies.