Michael Shaw

Senior Counsel

E-mail: mshaw@kesslercollins.comDirect Dial: 214.379.0713Direct Fax: 214.373.4714PDFvCard


The University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas, J.D., magna cum laude (1997),
  • Board of Editors, Houston Law Review
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, B.B.A., Accounting (1992)

Michael Shaw is focused on real estate, finance, and energy matters. His real estate practice includes the representation of preferred equity providers, developers of all types of commercial properties, the representation of buyers and sellers in the acquisition and disposition of raw land and income producing properties, and the representation of landlords and tenants in commercial leases including build-to-suit leases, office leases and retail leases. His finance and banking experience includes the representation of both lending institutions and borrowers in commercial financing transactions. This includes syndicated and structured finance transactions as well as the negotiation and preparation of financing documents for real estate acquisition, construction, and permanent loans.


  • Texas Bar

Civic Activity

  • Board Member of Agape Development (including serving as Secretary of the Board), a non-profit organization serving the residents of the Third Ward area of Houston, Texas
  • Coach of baseball, basketball and volleyball teams for my two children
  • Active church member and leader of children’s Sunday school classes for several years