Patrick McCarren


Patrick McCarren

Associate

t: 713.328.2827
f: 713.759.6834
e: pmccarren@hwa.com

Practice Areas

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Patrick McCarren joined Hughes Watters Askanase in 2005 because he was attracted to the firm's culture and appreciated the spirit of collaboration and professionalism among partners and associates. Before joining HWA full-time, Patrick worked as a law clerk in 2004.  Patrick was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2005.

CLIENT EXPERIENCE

Patrick routinely represents lenders that originate Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae multifamily loans intended for securitization or sale in the secondary market.  In connection with this practice, he documents, closes, delivers and advises clients regarding loans secured by multifamily projects nationwide.

Some examples of Patrick's transactional experience include the following:

  • Represented lender in $5 million Freddie Mac portfolio loan for purchase of multifamily project in Arizona.
  • Represented lender in $19.4 million Freddie Mac capital markets execution (CME) loan for purchase of multifamily project in Colorado.  
  • Represented lender in $12.1 million Freddie Mac capital markets execution (CME) loan for purchase of multifamily project in Georgia.
  • Represented lender in $8.6 million Freddie Mac capital markets execution (CME) loan for purchase of multifamily project in North Carolina.
  • Represented lender in establishment of $15.0 million credit facility for development of single-family residential development.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2001
  • Juris Doctor, University of Houston Law Center, 2005

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Houston Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers, Founder and President
  • Houston Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Named a 2010 Rising Star by Texas Monthly Magazine
  • State Bar of Texas

HOBBIES AND INTERESTS

When Patrick is not working or spending quality time with his young son, he enjoys playing with the Houston Football Association, a men's soccer league.