Phillip J. F. Geheb



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

O: 214.855.7500
D: 214.855.7560

Phill is a Shareholder in the Real Estate section of the Dallas office of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr. Phill represents Fortune 500 companies, developers, REITS, financial institutions, investors and public bodies in complex real estate and development transactions involving public-private partnerships, EB-5 investments, tax credit finance (including New Markets Tax Credits and federal and state historic tax credits), municipal bonds, and traditional equity and debt financing.

Phill focuses on high density mixed-use, hospitality, entertainment, and transit-oriented development projects that require coordination between public bodies, private investors, EB-5 investments, mortgage lenders, and development partners. Phill also has expertise representing public bodies constructing and financing infrastructure projects to support economic development initiatives.

Through his representation, Phill has facilitated a broad range of real estate transactions including purchase and sale agreements, easements, leases, redevelopment agreements, loan agreements, operating and joint venture agreements, development agreements, construction contracts, private placement memorandums and other EB-5 investment documents.

Prior to practicing law, Phill was a Teach for America corps member in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he taught middle school math for two years and remains active with education reform groups in Dallas. Phill was also awarded the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship in 2005 where he studied social capital in socially excluded communities at St. John' s College at the University of Cambridge in England.

Phill is an active contributor to DFW REimagined and frequently publishes on topics regarding urbanism, developments in Dallas/Fort Worth, sustainability, and education reform for D Real Estate Daily and other outlets.


  • Master of Arts in Elementary Education from Saint Joseph's University
  • Master of Philosophy in Modern Societies and Global Transformations from University of Cambridge
    • Gates Cambridge Scholar
  • Bachelor of Arts in American History from University of Pennsylvania
    • Graduated magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
  • Juris Doctor from Washington University School of Law
    • Graduated magna cum laude; Order of the Coif


  • Thomson Reuters - Rising Stars (2017)
  • Texas Lawyer - Lawyers on the Rise (2017) 


  • Texas
  • Illinois
  • Missouri

  • U.S. Green Building Council, Gateway District, Member, 2010 – 2012
  • Missouri Bar Association, Member, 2009 - Present
  • Illinois Bar Association, Member, 2010 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2009 – Present
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member, 2013 – Present
  • The Real Estate Council, 2013 – President; Leader of Education Subcommittee’s TREC Fellows Program, 2013 – Present
  • Urban Land Institute, Young Leader's Partnership Forum, 2013 - 2014UrUU 


October 2015
NewcrestImage to Repurpose Mercantile Commerce Building in Dallas Haisten Willis

Texas Real Estate Business

July 2015
New Markets, Historical Opportunities Jeff Bounds

DFW Real Estate Review 

April 2015
Two old downtown towers transforming into three hotels -- all on one Dallas block Steve Brown 


December 2015
Presenter: NAREC 2015 Financial Management & Operations Conference Munsch Hardt attorneys Glenn Callison and Phill Geheb will be speaking at the 2015 NAREC Financial Management & Operations Conference on a panel entitled “Historical Tax Credits: Overview of how they work and how Granite [Properties] utilized them on a recent acquisition.”