Charles A. Guerin



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

O: 214.855.7500
D: 214.855.7538

Charles represents financial institutions, companies and investors in senior and subordinate syndicated and non-syndicated loan and repurchase transactions, structured finance, asset based lending, mortgage loan warehousing, loan participations, workouts and distressed credit restructurings, and asset acquisitions and dispositions. His real estate experience includes retail, office, industrial, condominium, hotel, multifamily, and land development project construction and term finance, management, leasing, purchases and sales. He also advises clients on United States federal appraisal regulations, Flood Disaster Protection Act (FDPA) regulations and environmental matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Charles worked in the energy, finance and real estate section of an international law firm; as Assistant General Counsel of Bank of America, N.A., where he established the banks national construction loan syndication and participation forms, and real estate terms for corporate lines of credit to large real estate companies; and as Associate General Counsel with a real estate developer where he worked on leasing, building management, purchase, finance and sale matters.


  • Bachelor of Architecture from University of Houston
  • Juris Doctor from University of Houston Law Center


  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America, Texas' Best Lawyers, Woodward/White, Inc., 2013-2016
  • Best Lawyers in America in Finance Law, Woodward/White, Inc., 2017
  • Real Estate Super Lawyers — Corporate Counsel Edition, Thomson Reuters, 2009
  • Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2003-2008, 2011-2016


  • New York
  • Texas

  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys, Fellow
  • Commercial Finance Association, Southwest Chapter
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Commercial Real Estate Law