USAA Real Estate announced the appointment of Michael Boyd as its new general counsel.

The move culminates a 30-year relationship with the company and its affiliates, which Boyd represented in his previous role as partner at Hunton Andrews Kurth (HAK). His 32-year tenure with HAK included his most recent assignment as partner in charge of the Real Estate Practice Group in the firm’s Houston office.

USAA Real Estate also announced the addition of Rachel Donnelly as assistant general counsel. Donnelly previously served as general counsel, managing director and chief compliance officer at Hawkeye Partners, a real estate private equity company, and prior to that spent a decade in the Real Estate Practice Group at Baker Botts.