With decades of experience in business and real estate law, Tom is a trusted advisor to a range of clients. He has mastered multiple legal disciplines, including courtroom work and business advice, and he offers a unique range of deep practice insight.
Business and Real Estate
Tom represents manufacturing, wholesale, distribution and service enterprises in a range of general business and real estate transactional work and counseling. His clients include consumer product companies ranging from home, garden and pet product manufacturers, to distributors and wholesale growers of nursery products, to satellite communications equipment manufacturers. He also represents clients in outdoor media advertising, security and fire protection providers, and environmental consulting engineers.
Tom handles matters including mergers and acquisitions, establishment of credit facilities, workouts, and general corporate and business counseling at the operations level. He negotiates and drafts agreements related to these areas as well as shareholder buyouts, employment and distributorship agreements, product licenses, leases and real property purchase and sale transaction documents. He represents listed companies, unlisted regional companies and local concerns in their ongoing legal affairs.
Early in his career, Tom obtained substantial business litigation experience, including trials and appeals. He has handled a broad spectrum of litigated disputes involving contract claims, employment matters, and various types of real estate matters, appearing before courts and administrative bodies. His broad range of experience makes him a highly valued advisor to clients on diverse business and real estate matters.