Thomas J. Fennell
Senior Associate

Offices:

Buffalo Office — 716.853.5100 x353
tfennell@lippes.com
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Bio:

Mr. Fennell focuses his practice in the area of commercial real estate transactions, including sales and acquisitions, financings, project development, contract review and related real property title matters.  His experience includes representing local, regional and national developers, including owners of office parks, shopping centers and multifamily apartment complexes. In addition, Mr. Fennell contributes to the firm’s commercial leasing practice group, representing landlords and tenants of retail shopping centers, restaurants, office parks and mix-used commercial properties.  

Mr. Fennell also contributes to the law firm’s Corporate practice group assisting with business and financial transactions, drafting and reviewing corporate governance documents and providing general business counseling.

He is also working alongside LMWF Partner Thomas J. Gaffney on the law firm’s Pro Bono Advisory Committee.

While attending SUNY Buffalo Law School, Mr. Fennell served as a research assistant and scrutinized the role the law played in reforming education, politics and socioeconomic issues during the turn of the 19th Century and the modern era.

Education

SUNY Buffalo Law School, J.D., cum laude 
Canisius College, summa cum laude 

Admitted to Practice 

  •  New York

Honors & Awards

  •  Upstate New York SuperLawyers®, Rising Star (2017, 2018)
  • 2008 Donald E. Calvert Scholarship Winner, Canisius College

Professional Associations

  •  Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project
  • Canisius College Coach’s Circle
  • SUNY Buffalo Young Alumni
  • WNY Land Conservancy Board of Directors and Conservation Committee Member

 

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