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Kylie M. Rahl

Biography
Kylie Rahl is an associate in the firm’s Real Estate & Finance practice groups.  Kylie graduated first in her class from Texas Tech University School of Law.  Ms. Rahl’s real estate practice includes assisting in the representation of owners and developers in the acquisition, disposition and development of various commercial assets including mixed-use, multifamily, office, retail and industrial properties. Her practice involves the preparation and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements, development agreements, conveyance instruments, deed and use restrictions, and the review of title documents, surveys, and other due diligence items. She also has experience in commercial and retail leasing matters, and zoning and land use.

Ms. Rahl’s finance practice involves assisting in the representation of lenders and borrowers in connection with both unsecured loans and loans secured by or involving real property, including office, multi-family, retail, oil and gas properties, and other commercial properties.

Experience and highlights
  • Assists in the representation of owner and developer of a 26,000+ acre master-planned international trade and logistics center and mixed-use development with regard to development, leases and sales to numerous Fortune 500 companies for industrial, office, retail and other projects
  • Assists in the representation of 13 property owner associations covering 9,000+ acres with regard to the standards for development, aesthetics, and maintenance of properties within each association
  • Provides a variety of legal services to owners and developers in the acquisition, development, and sale of office buildings, hotels, mixed-use developments, industrial parks, and multi-family developments throughout Texas
  • Assists in the representation of state and national banks in various secured and unsecured lending transactions
  • Representation of owner/developer in successful zoning change for development of upscale resort style active adult apartment community in Fort Worth
Affiliations and honors

AFFILIATIONS

  • State Bar of Texas, Real Estate and Finance Section 
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Real Estate Section
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
  • Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth
  • Judicial Clerkship for the Honorable E. Scott Frost, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2016 

HONORS

  • Named Best Lawyers®, Dallas/Fort Worth-Ones to Watch, U.S. News & World Report, 2021-2022
    • Real Estate Law
  • Best Lawyers in America® Ones to Watch, Women in the Law, Business Edition, 2021
  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2020-2021
    • Real Estate Law
  • Top Attorney less than five years in practice, 360 West magazine, 2018, 2020-2021
    • Real Estate Law
  • Top Attorney less than five years in practice, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2018, 2021
    • Real Estate Law
Education
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2016
    • Class rank: 1/197
    • Texas Tech Law Review, Articles Editor
    • Order of the Coif
    • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society
    • Top Grade Award: Legal Practice I, Legal Practice II, and Products Liability
    • Distinction Award: Civil Procedure, Contracts, Property, Constitutional Law, Advanced Tax, Health Care Transactions & Finance, and Texas Legal Research
  • Midwestern State University, B.B.A., magna cum laude, 2009
    • Nominated for MSU Women of the Year: 2009
    • President’s Honor Roll

 

Admissions
  • State Bar of Texas, 2017
Speeches & Publications
  • Author, Racing to Neutrality: How Race-Neutral Admissions Programs Threaten the Future Use of Race-Based Affirmative Action in Higher Education, 49 Tex. Tech L. Rev. Online Edition 109 (2017)
Kylie Rahl Named 2021 Texas Lawyers Rising Stars