AREAS OF PRACTICE
Corporate, Business and Commercial Law, and Real Estate
Chuck Pauly has been practicing law for more than 38 years. He practiced in Dallas, Texas for 15 years with large law firms and primarily represented privately owned businesses. His clients now include a publicly traded company.
Chuck’s transactional practice is focused heavily on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, equity participations, and contract negotiations. Chuck’s clients are involved in a variety of manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services industries. His representations often require the coordination and supervision of teams of personnel to perform due diligence, and the negotiation and documentation of investment, acquisition, financing, and sale documents.
Chuck’s real estate practice spans all major types of real estate including office, industrial, retail, multifamily, residential, farms and professional practice facilities. In this practice, Chuck works with multiple institutional commercial and industrial property owners for whom he negotiates and closes real estate purchases, negotiates construction contracts, handles sales of raw and improved property and negotiates leases. On the leasing side, Chuck has represented landlords and tenants in numerous lease transactions and has negotiated ground leases, build-to-suit contracts and a variety of construction contracts for manufacturing facilities. Chuck practices on a nationwide basis to both purchasers and sellers in real estate transactions, and in connection with leasing, warehousing and employee relocation matters.
As a practical matter, Chuck has served as an outside General Counsel to many of the hundreds of clients he has represented during his career.
University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
J.D. ‒ 1976
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
B.S. ‒ 1973
Leggett & Platt, Incorporated
Tri-State Motor Transit Co.
H.E. Williams, Inc.
Professional Associations and Memberships
Missouri Bar, Member
Missouri Bar, Sports Entertainment, and Gaming Section, Past Chairman
State Bar of Texas, Entertainment and Sports Law Section, Past Chairman
State Bar of Texas, Legal Aspects of the Arts Committee, Member
Past Employment Positions
Jackson & Walker (Dallas, Texas), Partner
Shank Irwin (Dallas, Texas), Partner
Finley, Kumble (Dallas, Texas), Partner
Phi Delta Phi