Practice Areas

Katy Lumpkin

Senior Counsel


Katy Lumpkin has extensive experience in commercial real estate, representing both commercial and governmental clients in acquisition, disposition, development and leasing of real property.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member of the State Bar of Georgia
  • Commercial Real Estate Women – Austin Chapter
    • 2019 President–CREW Austin
    • Elected Director, CREW Austin, 2016-2018
    • Chair, Programs Committee, 2011 – 2015
    • Member, UCREW Committee, 2009 – 2011
  • CREW Network – Scholarship Committee


  • Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia J.D., 1992
  • The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, B.S. Degree, 1988


  • State Bar of Texas (1993)
  • State Bar of Georgia (1992)

Speaking Engagements & Presentations

  • UT CLE Annual Land Use Conference –Planning Committee 2015 – 2019
  • Austin Business Journal – Judge for Annual Real Estate Awards 2019
  • 25th Annual Advanced Real Estate Drafting Course –Presenter 2014
  • 21st Annual Advanced Real Estate Drafting Course – Planning Committee 2010

Community Involvement

  • Meals on Wheels and More (Austin), Volunteer, 2002 – Present
  • Front Steps (Austin), Volunteer, 2014 – 2019
  • Emancipet – Central Texas Advisory Committee 2013-2016
  • Impact Austin, Environmental Committee, 2014

Representative Experience

  • Represents private and governmental entities in real estate transactions negotiations including leasing, acquisition, disposition, financing, easements and construction projects.
  • Lead real estate attorney in the financing, acquisition, design and construction of a utility infrastructure project.
  • Represented a client on a multi-million-dollar acquisition of real estate and water rights.
  • Represented the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System in real estate matters affecting the University of Texas System and its fourteen institutions.
  •  Responsible attorney for preparing real estate contracts and closing documents for the acquisition and disposition of real property.
  • Prepared and negotiated leases, estoppels, easements, and other associated real estate documents.
  • Represented developers and owners in acquisition, leasing, development, sale and financing of real property including office projects, retail facilities and multi-family projects.
  • Responsible for drafting and reviewing financial and conveyance documents in connection with the acquisition and disposition of real property.
  • Performed due diligence reviews including title and survey review, zoning and municipal compliance review and lease review.