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J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 2000

B.B.A., magna cum laude, Texas A&M University, 1997




Kevan Richards is a partner in the real estate and real estate finance sections of Porter Hedges. His practice focuses on representing purchasers, sellers, borrowers, developers, lenders, landlords and tenants in all types of real estate transactions.

Kevan has represented clients in the acquisition and disposition of raw land, rural land, office buildings, industrial properties and shopping centers; the financing, modification and workouts, and ultimate foreclosure on various real estate projects; the reorganization, amendment and operation of condominium projects; the leasing of all types of property; the preparation of loan documents for regional and national banks; and general corporate matters from organization issues and contract review to dispute resolution.

Kevan was selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars from 2004 to 2008. He has also been honored as a "Rising Star" in a survey conducted by Scene in SA Monthly magazine in 2007.

Representative Experience

  • Represented a large independently owned grocery retailer in acquisition of commercial retail grocery anchored centers.
  • Represented a real estate investment firm in assembling approximately 1000 acres of land.
  • Assisted a national real estate developer in acquisition and development of regional shopping centers and acquisition of medical office buildings.
  • Assisted a regional bank with the foreclosure of several condominium developments and their subsequent reorganization and operations.
  • Led the real estate due diligence on the acquisition of 84 convenience and fuel centers.

Professional / Civic Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Houston Bar Association, Real Estate Law Section Member
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association, Member