Donald H. Snell

Donald H. Snell


  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Business Law


  • Representation of developers, purchasers, sellers, borrowers and lenders in all phases of real estate development and related transactions
  • Representation as local Texas counsel on Texas transactions, for out of state law firms and national clients
  • Representation of real estate investors in the purchase, ownership and sale of apartment projects, shopping center projects and industrial warehouse and mini-warehouse projects throughout the southwest
  • Representation of developers in the complete development process for retail projects, residential projects, and suburban and downtown office building projects, including financing and leasing and management of projects
  • Representation of lenders in mortgage loan financings and foreclosure procedures
  • Representation of individuals and entities in the formation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies


  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • President, Real Property Law Section, Dallas Bar Association - 1998
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, The Salesmanship Club of Dallas
  • Board of Directors of S.M.U. Alumni Association, Past President – 2005
  • Board of Directors of Special Camps for Special Kids/Camp John Marc, Past President – 1992-1994


  • Southern Methodist University (B.B.A., 1969; J.D., 1973)
  • Fraternities: Phi Alpha Delta; Order of the Barristers
  • Member, Southwestern Law Journal, 1971-1973