David Thaxton

Senior Counsel
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David Thaxton is a real estate attorney in Holland & Knight's Houston office, where he represents clients in a variety of real estate business transactions in Texas and nationwide.

Mr. Thaxton's practice focuses on the acquisition, development, financing, leasing and disposition of commercial properties, as well as the negotiation of relevant contracts and agreements. He has particular experience in the areas of healthcare leasing, project development and commercial real estate portfolio transactions across an array of industries. Mr. Thaxton also has experience negotiating and documenting financing arrangements, including projects involving affordable housing tax credits and other loans secured by real property.

Additionally, Mr. Thaxton advises clients on real estate matters in connection with the acquisition, financing and development of renewable energy projects, including utility-scale wind and solar facilities.


  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D.
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Arms Wide Adoption Services, Board Member, 2020-Present
Honors & Awards
  • Ones to Watch, The Best Lawyers in America guide, Real Estate Law, 2021