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Richard A. Crow is Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He focuses his practice on commercial real estate matters, including acquisition, development, financing, leasing, and disposition.

Richard represents a range of clients including quick service restaurant chains, land developers, office and retail landlords and tenants, real estate investors, and one of the largest public junior college systems in the United States. He has also represented high-profile Houston-based restaurateurs in connection with real estate leases and land acquisitions.



  • Represented a national maritime services company in the acquisition of Port of Houston facility and the negotiation of barge fleeting easements. °
  • Negotiated a ground lease for the first Houston-area location of a national quick-service restaurant chain.°
  • Represented an out of state investment group in the acquisition and leasing of a large shopping center project in the Houston area.°
  • Represented a national nonprofit corporation in the financing, development, and construction of a Houston area multifamily project.°
  • Represented an out of state mortgage lender in the foreclosure of a partially constructed shopping center project.°
  • Represented developer in acquisition through foreclosure of partially completed multimillion-dollar residential development in Houston area.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Crow prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Board Certified, Commercial Real Estate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2016-Present

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2018-2024
  • Listed, Texas Super Lawyers magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, 2022-2023
  • Selected, Texas Bar CLE, “Best of. . . the 2019 Advanced Real Estate Law Course,” 2019
  • Selected, Texas State Bar, “Steven C. Haley Award for Best Speaker, Advanced Real Estate Law Course,” 2017
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
    • Member, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section
      • Chair, Real Estate Legislative Affairs Committee (RELACs), 2013-2019
      • Council Member, 2016-2020
      • Treasurer, 2022-2023
  • Member, Houston Bar Association
    • Member, Real Estate Section
  • Fellow, American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL)
  • Member, Houston Real Estate Lawyers Council (HRELC)
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Houston Law Center
  • M.S., Wright State University-Main Campus
  • B.A., Ambassador University
  • Texas