Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that J. Thomas Trent, Jr., a partner in the firm’s Nashville office, was named a Fellow in the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL). The widely respected members of ACREL are elected to fellowship based on their legal ability, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of real estate law.
“It is a privilege to join my highly distinguished colleagues in this tremendous organization,” Mr. Trent stated. “I am honored to be invited and to serve alongside some of the nation’s most talented real estate practitioners.”
Admission to the ACREL, which is considered one of the premier organizations of U.S. real estate lawyers, is by invitation only, following a rigorous screening process. Mr. Trent serves on the ACREL Equity Investment Structures Committee as well as the Public/Private Partnership. His areas of participation include Commercial Financing, Governmental Assistance for Real Estate, Hospital and Care Facilities, Law Office Management, and Commercial Sales/Purchases. He is also fellow in the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (real estate and economic development law), and is top ranked (real estate) in Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
Mr. Trent is a partner of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, a former chairman of the Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Real Estate practice group, and serves as current chairman of the firm’s Economic Development practice group. He represents clients regionally and nationally, including major manufacturing companies, corporate users of commercial real estate, institutional investors, developers, and lenders. With more than 36 years of experience in real estate and economic development law, Mr. Trent has handled complex commercial and real estate transactions across the country, including real estate leasing, acquisitions and dispositions, workouts, equity participations, tax advantaged leasing, the structuring and financing of subordinated and unsubordinated ground leases, industrial development financing, tax increment financing (TIFs), and payment in lieu of tax agreement transactions (PILOTs).
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