Tom is a Shareholder and serves as Co-Chair of Maynard Cooper's Real Estate Practice Group.
Tom’s extensive experience covers all aspects of representing buyers, sellers, developers, landlords and tenants in all types of commercial real estate matters, including acquisition, development, financing, leasing and economic incentive matters. His clients include, among others, developers and owners of retail shopping centers, office assets, and industrial properties located throughout the United States; an owner of multi-family properties located throughout the Southeast; various manufacturing companies that have recently opened new facilities; and a $500 million investment fund with acquisitions and developments of retail, multi-family, office and industrial properties throughout the United States.
He represents lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured transactions and multi-state transactions. Additionally, he represents a number of clients from various industry sectors with respect to equipment lease financing. Many of the firm's clients, including public and privately-held entities, seek Tom's guidance and counsel in connection with their various financing matters.
Well known for his talents in the real estate sector, Tom is frequently invited to lecture on Real Estate, Banking and Financing issues. He also serves as a teacher in the area of real estate law.
Tom has been widely recognized for his skills and accomplishments as an attorney, including a top-tier Band 1 ranking in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a Leading Practitioner in Real Estate. He is also included in The Best Lawyers in America© and Super Lawyers. Tom earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, and he holds a B.S. from Duke University.