Clifton’s practice focuses on commercial real estate matters, as well as corporate and business law matters. Offering full-service representation for investors and developers alike, he guides clients through every stage of a real estate transaction, including negotiating the structure of a partnership or Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), raising capital, lending, acquiring raw land or existing real property, entitlements, construction and leasing and/or disposition of property.
Clifton also offers extensive experience in regards to high-rise multifamily projects, condominiums and other commercial developers such as large-scale mixed-use land developments. His broad experience has led him to draft purchase and sale documents, title, survey and exception review and objections, commercial leases, lender’s checklists, zoning review and variance acquisitions, condominium formations, and various other documents.
In addition, Clifton has combined his law practice with his passion for technology and cybersecurity. He offers clients extensive experience regarding all facets of cybersecurity, including reviewing cybersecurity and data management procedures and policies, providing guidance on the rapid response and necessary steps following a potential breach or data loss, and navigating government investigations and private litigation often accompanying a cybersecurity incident. Clifton’s in-depth knowledge of technology surrounding the cybersecurity industry, enables him to efficiently and cost-effectively partner with clients on their critical infrastructure and big data needs.
Prior to joining Munsch Hardt, Clifton served as an attorney at a Dallas-based Real Estate law boutique.