Greg Salton

Greg Salton

Associate


Phone: 512.404.2263


Email: gsalton@mwswtexas.com


Professional Experience

Mr. Salton’s legal career has involved the representation of an array of different clients in connection with real estate, finance, litigation, and environmental law matters. Mr. Salton began his legal career as an associate in the New York office of the international law firm Haynes and Boone, LLP, where he focused solely on real estate and finance matters. Upon moving to Haynes and Boone’s Austin office in 2015, Mr. Salton also gained experience in the areas of complex commercial litigation and environmental law, while also prosecuting misdemeanor cases for the State of Texas as a Volunteer Prosecutor for the City of Houston. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Salton worked in New York City as a financial analyst in the real estate and financial services industries. Mr. Salton also served as a court extern to the Administrative Judge and the Chief Clerk for the New York County Supreme Court.

Details of Practice

Mr. Salton’s transactional real estate experience involves the representation of institutional lenders, borrowers, REITs, joint ventures, and funds in connection with multi-tranche financing transactions secured primarily by commercial real estate assets, including office, retail, hotel, and multifamily projects. Mr. Salton has also represented clients in connection with the acquisition, disposition, development, and leasing of commercial and residential real estate assets, as well as in connection with repurchase and warehouse financing facilities, loan modifications, syndications, and participations. Mr. Salton’s litigation and environmental law experience includes the representation of a variety of clients in connection with all facets of state and federal litigation, including first chairing eleven criminal misdemeanor trials.

Education

J.D., New York Law School, summa cum laude, 2012
Graduated first in the class
Recipient of the Trustees’ Prize for the Highest Average and the Murray Stockman Memorial Award for the Highest Average in Evidence
New York Law School Law Review, Online Staff Editor

B.A., Economics, minor in English, University of Pennsylvania, 2006

Bar Admissions
New York
Texas

Selected Publications

“Environmental Aspects of Business Transactions,” co-author, chapter of Texas Environmental Law Journal, Volumes 45 and 46, West Group’s Texas Practice Series.
“Identifying and Indemnifying Against Environmental Risks,” co-author, the University of Texas School of Law 49th Annual William W. Gibson, Jr. Mortgage Lending Institute, Austin, Texas.

Professional Activities

State Bar of Texas
State Bar of New York
Austin Bar Association
Real Estate Council of Austin

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