J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 1985
B.B.A., Business Administration, Texas Tech University, 1979


Selected as "Best Lawyers in Dallas" by D Magazine, 2018 

AV rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Selected as one of Texas' Top Rated Lawyers for 2014 and 2015 in Business and Commercial Litigation by Legal Leaders Magazine

David R. Norman, P.C.


Mr. Norman practices in the areas of banking, real estate, general corporate, partnership law and creditors’ rights issues. He has a wealth of experience in documenting complex financial transactions and structuring investment partnerships, with an emphasis on the real estate arena.

Banking Experience

Mr. Norman has represented financial institutions  since he began practicing law in 1985. Mr. Norman has practiced through "up" economic cycles as well as "down" economic cycles. Mr. Norman understands the complicated ramifications of every business transaction and how the slightest change in one assumption in the equation can have a dramatic impact on the outcome. Mr. Norman's intimate knowledge of bank and regulatory issues and lending laws have made him an authority in financial institutions law. He is known for his positive "can do" attitude in determining creative ways to make deals work, while at the same time protecting the interests of his client.

The number of complex commercial lending transactions that Mr. Norman has handled in his career is "too numerous to count".  He is experienced in all aspects of lending transactions of all types, including, but not limited to, loans related to the acquisition, development and/or construction of real estate (commercial real estate and residential) and any kind of non-real estate based transaction.  Mr. Norman has a wealth of experience in handling troubled asset situations, and regularly assists his clients with collection efforts, foreclosures and workouts when called upon.  When it comes to representing financial institutions, Mr. Norman is a full service operation.

Real Estate Experience

Mr. Norman has provided general representation to a variety of real estate companies, REITs, private foundations and other real estate concerns for over the past 30 years. Mr. Norman is well versed in all aspects of real estate law, including entity formation, acquisitions, divestitures, leasing, financing and raising capital.

He also represents a private foundation with real estate holdings in Texas and Colorado. He has experience in entity formation, investments in real estate ventures, acquisitions and divestitures and private foundation issues.

Representative Banking Clients

Access 1st Capital
American Bank of Commerce
American National Bank of Texas
Bank of the West
Capital One, N.A.
City Bank of Texas
City National Bank
Commercial Bank of Texas
Community Trust Bank
First Community Bank
First National Bank of the Rockies
First National Bank Southwest
Green Bank
Happy State Bank
Independent Bank of Texas
Legacy Texas Bank
Northstar Bank of Texas
Northern Trust, N.A.

PlainsCapital Bank
Premier Bank
Southwest Securities, FSB
State Bank & Trust Co.
Sterling Bank
Texas Bank & Trust
Texas Security Bank
Texas Republic Bank, N.A.
Town North Bank
The F & M Bank & Trust Company
United Community Bank N.A.

 Professional Involvement

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Association of Bank Counsel

Frisco Office

Ph (214) 472-2100
Fx (214) 472-2150
2600 Network Boulevard
Suite 400
Frisco, Texas 75034

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