Shelby Thomas


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Shelby Thomas assists clients with commercial real estate transactions and financing matters across a variety of industries. Her practice primarily involves:

  • Representing developers, investors and owners in the acquisition, financing, disposition, and leasing of real property.
  • Counseling clients related to mortgage, mezzanine and construction financings.
  • Negotiating and drafting office leases, retail leases, subleases and amendments for landlords and tenants.

Shelby also collaborates with the firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice Group on corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, for public and private companies, which involve financing and real estate issues.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Shelby was an associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP in Washington, D.C. working with clients on complex commercial real estate transactions.


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