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Marc S. Kaliser



Marc S. Kaliser
(972) 628-3656


  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
    Indianapolis, Indiana 2007
    Juris Doctorate
    Honors: Indiana International & Comparative Law Review
    Executive Managing Editor
  • University of Richmond
    Richmond, Virginia 2003
    B.A. Political Science
    Honors: cum laude
  • Study Abroad
    European Union and European Politics
    Summer 2002

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2007

District of Columbia, 2008

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Texas

Honors and Awards

Texas Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters

Sarah L. Nagy Award for top student note selected by the law review board of editors

Order of Barristers

Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition

Attorney Bio

Marc S. Kaliser is a partner in the corporate law group.  He represents clients in a variety of industries, including real estate, technology, retail, hospitality, and financial services.  For corporate clients, Marc focuses his practice on corporate law, securities, and finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, corporate finance, and general corporate governance.  Marc advises clients on both the buy-side and sell-side with respect to equity and asset purchases and sales, strategic entity formations, business transactions, and other corporate matters.

For real estate clients, Marc advises on acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, finance, securitization, and development of real estate and private equity transactions, with an additional emphasis on purchase and sale of commercial and multifamily property.  Marc’s practice encompasses all phases of the purchase and sale of real estate and related assets.

In 2003, Marc earned a bachelor of arts degree with a major in political science and a minor in leadership studies from the University of Richmond, where he graduated cum laude and served as a member of the Honor Council.  In 2007, Marc received his J.D. from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.  During law school, Marc served as executive managing editor of the Indiana International & Comparative Law Review, where his student note was published, and he served as a two-time member of the law school’s Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court team.

Representative Experience

  • Representation of real estate advisory services company with asset management of $200 million portfolio, including all phases of the purchase and sale of real estate assets, equity, and debt financing, and creation of special purpose entities;
  • Representation of publicly traded technology company in $670 million cash and stock merger acquisition of private competitor;
  • Representation of premier Dallas-area restaurant development and investment company, including leasing and corporate transactions;
  • Representation of seller in $16 million asset sale, including due diligence, disclosure, and assignment and conveyance matters;
  • Representation of buyer in all phases of $14 million real estate acquisition in downtown Dallas, including short- and long-term financing, asset securitization, and in creation of special purpose entities for the acquisition;
  • Representation of transactional funding lender with financing, acquisition, and disposition of income-producing properties, including representation of loan servicer in all aspects of servicing loans and managing defaults, modifications, and workouts.

Presentations & Published Works

Marc S. Kaliser, A Modern Day Exodus: International Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law Implications of Israel’s Withdrawal from the Gaza Strip,
17 Ind. Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 187 (2007).

Presentations on choice of entity, leasing, private financing, liens, contract negotiation, and JOBS Act

Professional Associations & Memberships

State Bar of Texas

Dallas Bar Association

District of Columbia Bar Association