Thomas E. Tether

Of Counsel | New York | (212) 336-4345
(212) 336-4345

Tom Tether has over 20 years of experience in real estate, finance, construction, and corporate law.

Tom’s experience includes real property acquisitions and dispositions; commercial mortgage financing; complex joint ventures and partnerships; negotiating and closing complex, multiparty transactions; project financing through various governmental and private sector debt and equity sources; large-scale property development projects; drafting/negotiating related transaction documentation and business agreements; corporate finance; mergers and acquisitions; leveraged leasing; property and infrastructure development; commercial leasing; loan workouts; bankruptcies; and litigation.

Before joining Morrison & Foerster, Tom was general counsel, executive vice president, and secretary for the Americas region of international property development, construction, and infrastructure company Lendlease Group, where he oversaw all legal and compliance services throughout the United States, Canada, and Latin America. Before joining Lendlease, Tom was assistant general counsel and director of global real estate at Viatel, Inc., an international, public telecommunications company, and, prior to that, was an associate in the real estate group of an international law firm, focusing on complex real estate transactions, including sales, acquisitions, development projects, and financings across all real estate asset classes.

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