Clifton

D. Beech

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

Overview

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.

Education

Admissions

  • Memberships

    • American Bar Association
    • Dallas Bar Association
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Texas Real Estate Council (Young Guns)
    • Texas Young Lawyers Association

Overview

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.

Experience

  • Self-Storage Acquisition

    Representation of one of the largest self-storage developers in south-central USA, including acquisition and disposition of over two-dozen properties in the last year.

  • Cybersecurity

    Represented and guided a military contractor through alleged data breach, including disclosure and settlement with the Department of Defense under various federal

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  • Cybersecurity + Data Management Procedures

    Represented a national insurance company in negotiating the return of confidential customer information, and also guided the

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