Consuella Simmons Taylor

Section Chair - Real Estate & Construction (Firmwide) Partner

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Connie Simmons Taylor is firmwide Co-Section Chair of the Real Estate & Construction Practice. She focuses on commercial real estate transactions of all asset types, representing primarily developers/owners. Clients rely on Connie for a wide variety of matters relating to office and retail leasing; acquisition, disposition and financing and development of real property.

Clients across numerous U.S. metropolitan markets, such as Houston, Miami, San Francisco and Washington D.C., rely on her significant office leasing experience.

Related Experience


  • Financing, refinancing and loan assumptions regarding office buildings, regional shopping malls and retail shopping centers in Houston, San Francisco, Minneapolis and Cincinnati including several portfolio financings for development funds

Landlord Representations

  • Various office leasing transactions involving up to 1,000,000 square feet of office space in a single transaction
  • Retail leasing and development of shopping centers in Houston's Baybrook area, including numerous leasing transactions with national retailers

Tenant Representations

  • Lease of approximately 500,000 square feet of space for a major utility company
  • Leases of square footage ranging from 10,000 to over 100,000 square feet of space for energy companies and other corporate clients

Acquisitions and Dispositions

  • Represented buyers and sellers of office and retail assets in major metropolitan areas and suburban areas in all parts of the United States on a simple asset and a portfolio basis

Awards & Community

Recognized in Chambers USA, 2011-2022

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2006-2018

Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer (Thomson Reuters), 2018

Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer-Rising Star (Thomson Reuters), 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009


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2020 ICSC Law Conference

Baker Botts is proud to be part of the 2020 ICSC Virtual Law Conference on October 14 - 16.

ACREL Virtual Meeting

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Kayo Women's Real Estate Summit

Baker Botts is proud to be a sponsor of the 2019 Kayo Women's Real Estate Summit being held June 24th and 25th in Chicago.