Munck Wilson Mandala

Marc S. Kaliser

(972) 628-3656

Real Estate Transaction Pro

Marc is a lead real estate attorney advising clients on acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, finance, securitization, and development of real estate and private equity transactions, with an emphasis on multifamily.

Award-winning Corporate Lawyer

Marc is repeatedly honored as a Texas Rising Star in corporate law.

Master Mixologist

Marc is MWM’s artisan mixologist, providing demonstrations on the art of mixing cocktails complete with historical data and fun facts for client events.

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 represents clients in securities, 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 the 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, and related financing, including the title and survey review, private placement offerings, and borrower representation in connection with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and private lender loans.

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 Matters

  • 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 (as special technology counsel) of publicly-traded technology company in connection with $144 million cash merger acquisition of private competitor, including advice on intellectual property, due diligence, and technology matters;
  • 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 software division of Fortune 100 technology conglomerate in all aspects of certain in-bound and out-bound licensing agreements and technology acquisitions;
  • Representation of technology companies (including national telecom carrier) in connection with licensing agreements, master service agreements, and statements of work;
  • 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.


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

Associations & Memberships

State Bar of Texas

Dallas Bar Association

District of Columbia Bar Association

Dallas Regional Chamber – Young Professionals

Association for Corporate Growth

Honors & Awards

Texas Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters

Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine

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

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

Focus Areas

Corporate Governance

Emerging Companies

Mergers & Acquisitions

Private Equity

Real Estate