Tom Phillips, Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group, has been practicing commercial real estate and land use law since 1987. He has counseled owners, developers, landlords, tenants, lenders and investors in a variety of property acquisitions and sales, development and permitting projects, leases, debt and equity financings, workouts/restructurings and other sophisticated real estate transactions spanning virtually all asset classes. He has particular experience working with retail and mixed use properties and is the immediate past State Director for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) for Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Tom has been recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and in Woodward/White’s Best Lawyers in America.
Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Tom was a partner in the Boston law firm of Hutchins, Wheeler & Dittmar, where he served as Real Estate Department Chair.