Thomas D. Kearns has significant experience in both real estate and corporate law. Tom represents owners, operators and developers in the acquisition, development, leasing and financing of office, residential and retail properties.
He has extensive experience with joint venture, LLC, tenant-in-common and other agreements between co-venturers, and has negotiated and drafted sophisticated commercial condominium documents and ground leases. Tom has been one of the most active practitioners in the purchase, turnaround and sale of Manhattan office buildings.
Tom is highly knowledgeable regarding the impact of federal and state securities laws on real estate and has lectured and written on the regulatory changes in process due to the recently passed federal JOBS Act including the relaxation of the general solicitation limits under Reg D and the pending crowdfunding rules.
He also regularly represents professional athletes and sports executives and other high-net-worth individuals in their residential transactions in New York.
- J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1984
- M.B.A., Fordham University, 1979
- B.A., Fordham University, 1976
Bar & Court Admissions : New York; New Jersey
Professional & Community Affiliations :
- American Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association
- Various leadership roles with the Real Property Section of the American Bar Association, most recently as Book Editor
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