Tom is a Shareholder and serves as Chair of Maynard Cooper's Real Estate Practice Group. In addition, Tom has been a member of the firm’s Board of Directors for a number of years.
Tom’s extensive experience covers all aspects of representing buyers, sellers, developers, investors, 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, investors and owners of retail shopping centers, office assets, multifamily properties and industrial properties located throughout the United States; various manufacturing and tech companies that have recently opened new facilities within the State of Alabama; local developers focused on urban renewal and redevelopment of existing facilities; and several large institutional investment funds focused in the retail, multifamily, office and hospitality sectors.
In addition, Tom 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.
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.