One of the firm’s founding principals, Tom has specialized in the practice of real estate law in Northern Virginia since 1972. He is an expert in complex land use and real estate transactional matters and large-scale development issues relating to the acquisition, financing, development and sale of real property. He represents members of the development community in legal matters relating to the planning, establishment, and operation of common interest communities and in real estate tax assessment matters.
American Bar Association
Virginia State Bar Association
Arlington County Bar Association
Preparation of, and documentation for, complex mixed-use projects in Northern Virginia.
Acquisition, sale and financing of residential, multi-family, commercial, and retail developments.
Negotiation of development agreements among multiple parties.
Preparation on behalf of national, regional, and local clients of condominium documentation and registrations, including residential projects, office projects, retail projects and medical office buildings.
The formation of and participation in joint ventures.
Documentation relating to restriction of development rights.
Condominium warranty and other types of disputes with condominium associations and homeowner associations.
Purchase of notes from lenders of distressed properties.
Zoning and real property due diligence evaluation.
Real estate tax appeals and tax consultation.
AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell (highest rating)
Voted among the “Legal Elite” by Virginia Business Magazine
Virginia “Super Lawyer,” Law & Politics Magazine
Washington, D.C. “Super Lawyer,” Law & Politics Magazine
One of Washingtonian Magazine’s “Top Lawyers”
Virginia Hospital Center, Former Board of Directors and Chair, Long Range Planning Committee
Virginia Commerce Bank, Regional Advisory Board
Doorways for Women and Families, Co-Chair, Corporate Ambassador Program