Thomas Kass is a Partner in Leech Tishman Robinson Brog’s Real Estate Practice Group. Thomas is based in the firm’s New York office, where he focuses his practice on real estate transactions and commercial litigation.
Thomas has represented clients with respect to purchasing and selling of commercial and residential real property, leasing and subleasing office, retail and other commercial space, and financing commercial and residential properties, including office and apartment buildings, warehouses, shopping centers, hotels, and strip malls. He has served as lender’s counsel to commercial savings banks, insurance companies and pension funds in connection with financing a wide variety of real estate and has represented foreign investors in connection with their U.S. real estate holdings. In addition, Thomas has substantial experience representing co-op and condominium boards in the New York metropolitan area, advising them on a variety of real estate and corporate governance issues.
Thomas also has substantial experience in general corporate matters. He has handled stock and asset sales, shareholder, operating, license and other commercial contracts while serving as general counsel to a variety of businesses, including closely held manufacturing, apparel and technology firms.
A detailed list of Tom’s representative experience is available here.
J.D., American University, Washington College of Law
B.A. in English, Tufts University
Kantor Davidoff Wolfe Mandelker Twomey & Gallanty, P.C.
Thacher Proffitt & Wood LLP
New York State Bar Association
“Avoiding Pitfalls in Attorney Broker Relationships,” The Real Estate Weekly (November 2007)
“Negotiating the Commitment Letter; Don’t Wait for the Loan Document,” The Cooperator (December/January 1999)
Colonial Hill Condominium (President)
340 East 93rd Street Corp. (Former Board Member)