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Katie J. Thomason

Counsel
+1.617.261.3265
Fax +1.617.261.3175
Katie Thomason is counsel in the firm’s Boston office, where she advises clients on the acquisition, development, disposition, financing and leasing of commercial real estate. Ms. Thomason also represents borrowers and lenders in financing transactions, including broad experience representing loan parties in modifications, foreclosures, sales and related bankruptcy proceedings.

Ms. Thomason is a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED-AP), a distinction she earned through the Green Building Certification Institute. As a LEED-AP, she has demonstrated a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles, as well as the LEED Rating System.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Thomason worked as a real estate associate at a large Boston law firm, where she assisted clients with a wide variety of real estate matters. Prior to beginning her real estate practice, Ms. Thomason worked as an intern at the New England Legal Foundation and as a student attorney at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • CREW Boston, formerly New England Women in Real Estate (NEWiRE), former co-chair, Rising Leaders Networking Group
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
  • LEED® Accredited Professional
  • Represented regional developer in acquisition, disposition, financing, workout, ownership restructuring, and joint venture creation related to multiple industrial, office, and multifamily properties in Massachusetts.
  • Represented prominent institutional lender in foreclosure, bankruptcy, and workout proceedings concerning portfolio loans secured by multi-use properties both in and outside Massachusetts.
  • Represented regional lender in formation of suites of loan documents for use in financing transactions secured by commercial real estate, including term loans and construction loans.
  • Represented developer in acquisition, permitting, redevelopment, leasing, and piecemeal disposition of 20 acre mixed use revitalization project in central Massachusetts, including extensive advocacy in obtaining project-related entitlements.
  • Represented developer in rear-simultaneous acquisition and disposition of $54 million office and laboratory property
  • Represented international development firm in the development, financing, leasing and sale of high end retail and mixed use properties in Boston and San Francisco.
  • Represented Fortune 100 technology company in negotiation, drafting and review of leases and lease amendments and related documents for its nationwide property portfolio.
  • Represented closely-held corporation in restructuring of ownership of its nationwide portfolio of timber and agricultural properties.
  • Represented SBA lender in the financing of a multinational data network secured in part by property located in Massachusetts.
  • Represented institutional and retail clients in land use matters before the Board of Zoning Appeals of Cambridge.
  • Advised local nonprofit organization regarding zoning strategy at several potential locations in the Greater Boston area in connection with planned relocation.