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Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Thomas Galli, Washington DC, USA

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Thomas Galli

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Real Estate; Real Estate Leasing; Real Estate Retail; Real Estate Development; Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs); Structured & Real Estate Finance; Real Estate Pension Fund, Institutional Investor and Private Equity; Health Care Real Estate & Finance; Project Development & Finance; Institutional Investor; Real Estate Funds; Energy Infrastructure and Project Development; Public-Private Partnerships; Data Center Services




Thomas Galli is a partner in the Real Estate Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Galli represents clients in real estate transactions and developments for mixed use, office, data center, retail, stadium, industrial, multifamily, single-family community, undeveloped land, and other types of properties located throughout the country. He has served clients on the acquisition and disposition of single assets and portfolios (including loan portfolios), permanent, securitized, credit line, and construction financing, loan restructuring and workouts, lease transactions for landlords and tenants, and public private partnerships. He regularly represents private equity firms, REITs, pension funds, opportunity funds, insurance companies, asset managers, banks, publicly traded companies, private companies, developers, entrepreneurs, technology companies, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies on a variety of real estate transactions and developments.


American Bar Association; California Bar Association; District of Columbia Bar Association; Capital Area Community Food Bank (Vice Chairman (1997-2000), General Counsel (1995-2000)); Faculty for ALI-ABA's Modern Real Estate Transactions Conference (July 2003)


J.D., Stanford Law School (1988); B.S. in Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude (1985)

United States

Real estate

Within: Real estate

Seyfarth Shaw LLP is ‘excellent at solving deal issues from start to finish’ and provides ‘diligent efforts with common sense solutions’, advising on a range of matters including M&A, construction, finance, environmental issues, joint ventures, fund formation, development, leasing, land use and zoning and real estate litigation. The firm acts for commercial and investment banks, public and private pension funds, life insurance companies, developers, big-box retailers and institutional landlords. Los Angeles-based Richard Mendelson advised John Hancock Life Insurance Company on various matters including a $500m loan and acquisition of four properties, while New York-based John Napoli advised Workspace Property Trust on a $1.28bn loan from JP Morgan Chase. Peter Korda co-chairs the firm’s national structured and real estate finance practice group and the New York real estate department. Boston-based Andrew Shure and Eric Greenberg are also recommended, alongside Washington DC-based Thomas Galli and Cynthia Mitchell in New York. Robin Freeman and Mitchell co-lead the firm’s healthcare real estate and finance practice, Freeman is also chair of the San Francisco real estate department. In March 2018 Michael Rechtin joined the Chicago office from Baker McKenzie LLP and now chairs the firm's data center services practice group.

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