Richard O. Kopf

USA: Texas

Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C.
500 N. Akard Street
Suite 3800, Dallas
TX 75201-6659

Tel: 214.855.7518
Fax: 214.855.7584


Rick is a founding partner of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, and he serves as the head of the Firm’s Real Estate Section. He has held a variety of other leadership positions within Munsch Hardt, including Vice Chairman, Managing Partner, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, and he has served as a member of the Compensation Committee for more than 15 years.

Rick’s representation of entrepreneurial real estate investors includes acquisition, development, construction, financing, leasing and sale transactions of all types of income and non-income producing real property. That representation has a strong emphasis on the lodging and resort industries, comprising the acquisition and development of mixed-use projects, hotels, condominiums and golf course properties. He has extensive experience in the structuring of transactions and the preparation, review and negotiation of contracts, management and operating agreements, partnership agreements, leases and conveyancing and financing documentation. The diversity of Rick’s practice gives him the ability to see all sides of a transaction and to anticipate and deal with potential issues and problems that may be raised by opposing counsel.

Munsch Hardt proudly houses one of the strongest real estate practices in the Southwest, comprised of more than 30 real estate attorneys who truly do it all. Our team of attorneys focus their practices exclusively on commercial property transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, developments, financings, construction, leasing, zoning and workouts. Additionally, the breadth of our practice enables us to cross boundaries from office, retail and industrial to hospitality, multifamily, senior living and student housing projects.

While many of our clients’ transactions are Texas-based, companies and investors throughout the United States, Mexico, South America and the Caribbean entrust Munsch Hardt with their largest and most complex real estate endeavors. These clients include developers, investors, lenders, tenants, national real estate companies, pension funds and pension fund advisors, private equity funds, property management companies, REITs and more.

Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. (Munsch Hardt), is a Texas-based, mid-size, full-service, commercial law firm with more than 120 attorneys and offices in Dallas, Houston and Austin. From inception to expansion, to the ultimate disposition of a business, Munsch Hardt provides clients with wide-ranging legal counsel, navigating each step with in-depth knowledge and responsive action.

The foundation of Munsch Hardt’s service philosophy includes four key points: focus, innovation, value and results. Practice groups include all aspects of Admiralty & Maritime; Business Litigation; Corporate & Securities; Energy & Environmental; Health Care; Immigration; Insurance; Labor & Employment; Restructuring, Creditors’ Rights & Finance; and Real Estate.

“Rick Kopf heads the firm’s real estate practice. He is noted for his representation of real estate investors in connection with matters such as acquisitions, development, leasing and financing. Sources name him “an excellent lawyer.”
Chambers & Partners, 2017