Allen Dickey



500 N. Akard Street
Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

O: 214.855.7500
D: 214.855.7562

Allen practices in all aspects of real estate finance, securitization, acquisition, leasing and development. He also has experience in the following areas:

  • Mortgage, mezzanine and subordinate loan origination in office, retail, hotel and multifamily properties on a national basis
  • Franchise lending
  • Equity financing
  • Portfolio loan sales
  • Mortgage backed securitization
  • Purchase and sale of subordinate debt
  • Loan workouts/modifications/extensions
  • Mortgage and mezzanine loan enforcement
  • Real and personal property foreclosures
  • Real property acquisitions of all property types
  • Development financing
  • Construction lending
  • Sale/leasebacks
  • Representation of national and regional tenants and owners in connection with all aspects of lease negotiations including workouts and restructuring of space, ground and net leases


  • Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law

    NAFTA: Law & Business Review of the Americas, Editor in Chief; SMU International Law Review Association, Member

  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics and History from Southern Methodist University

    University Scholar


  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2010


  • Texas

  • Dallas Bar Association, Real Property Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas
  • The Real Estate Council, Corporate Associate Member
  • World Affairs Council of Dallas


October 2012
Securitized Mortgage Workouts, Mortgage Lending Institute
September 2009
Securitized Mortgage Workouts, Mortgage Lending Institute


May 2015
Successfully Navigating Real Estate Mezzanine’s Changing Landscape iGlobal Forum’s 6th Real Estate Mezzanine Financing Summit
March 2015
Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities 3.0: Structuring Commercial Mortgage Securitized Loans in an Evolving CMBS Market Stafford Navigating New Structures, SPE Covenants, Cash Management and Other Loan Provisions
January 2014
Structuring Forbearance Agreements and Strengthening Lender Collateral Position Strafford Crafting Waiver of Existing Defaults, Borrower Reps and Warranties, Confirmation of Liens and Ratification of Obligations
November 2012
Summary of the 2010 UCC Amendments
October 2012
Securitized Mortgage Workouts, Mortgage Lending Institute