Without zoning in Houston, few law firms in the Texas and the Gulf Coast region fully understand and practice Land Use Law. Wilson Cribbs + Goren is considered the preeminent land use law firm for private landowners and developers in the area. Our Land Use attorneys continually handle land use law issues relating to acquisition, development, modernization and expansion of real estate improvements of all types.
Reid Wilson is an acknowledged expert in Texas Land Use Law and is a frequent speaker on related topics. Mr. Wilson chaired the Houston Bar Association Zoning Study Group, which critiqued the unsuccessful 1993 Houston Zoning Ordinance. He has chaired the University of Texas Law Land Use Planning Conference on two different occasions.
Omar Izfar's prior work experience with the City of Houston’s Legal Department allows him to assist clients with complex land use and zoning issues in connection with commercial, industrial, and large-scale residential development projects. Additionally, Omar assists clients in collaborating with governmental entities in the formation of public-private partnerships and other governmental incentives in development projects.
Chris Nichols has over twenty years of related experience in Texas Land Use Law. He assists clients with matters relating to municipal and administrative law, economic development, property and homeowner associations, real estate development, and land use law.
We have experience not only with the City of Houston (an un-zoned home rule city), but also all Houston area suburban cities (virtually all zoned) as well as all other major Texas metropolitan areas.