J. Thomas Bashore > Ballard Spahr LLP > Baltimore, United States > Lawyer Profile

Ballard Spahr LLP
111 S. Calvert Street
27th Floor
BALTIMORE, MD 21202-6174
United States

Work Department

Business and Transactions


Of Counsel


J. Thomas Bashore II works with real estate investment trusts and other public and private companies. He concentrates in business formation, corporation law and corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, public reporting and disclosure obligations, and public offerings of debt and equity securities.

Admissions: Maryland


American Bar Association, Section of Business Law

Maryland State Bar Association, Section of Business Law


Vanderbilt University Law School (J.D. 2001)
Executive Editor, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

Duke University (A.B. 1994, cum laude)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

(Rising stars)

J. Thomas BashoreBallard Spahr LLP

At Ballard Spahr LLP, the team is predominantly led out of Maryland by experienced practitioners Douglas Fox and Charles Moran, who represent public and private REITs on complex corporate mandates, including acquisitions, equity and debt offerings and financing transactions. The team also handles high-value IPOs. Co-heads Craig Ganz, who splits his time between Los Angeles and Arizona, and real estate partner Wendi Kotzen in Philadelphia are also key members of the group, focusing on finance and federal level taxation matters, respectively. Counsel J. Thomas Bashore advises on business formation and corporation law.