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With over 20+ years as a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate lawyer, Tom uses his expertise to assist his clients with sophisticated commercial real estate development projects, including residential communities, commercial subdivisions, hotels, apartment complexes, shopping centers, and office buildings. He also handles complex commercial leases. Tom also serves as Chair of Henderson Franklin’s Real Estate division.

Tom has been recognized by various publications, including Florida Super Lawyers® magazine (2009—2019), Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite (2009, 2011, 2014, 2016—2019), Naples Illustrated "Top Lawyers" (2018-2019), and Best Lawyers in America® (2010—2020) for his work in banking, finance and real estate law. He and his wife, Leslie have two daughters, Abbey and Carly.

Professional and Civic Affiliations

Tom is a member of the Real Estate Investment Society (REIS), Lee County Bar Association and American Bar Association (Real Property Probate & Trust Law Sections). For over 20 years, he served on the Board of Directors (in all capacities, including the president) of the Conference & Convention Council of Fort Myers, Inc. Tom also served on the Uncommon Friends Foundation Board of Directors.