J. Thomas Bashore II

Of Counsel
Baltimore
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.

Experience 

Representative Matters

  • Represented a privately held company in the sale of all of its membership interests
  • Represented a privately held corporation in the sale of substantially all of the assets of one of its divisions
  • Represented, as Maryland corporate counsel, publicly held real estate investment trusts in underwritten public offerings of common stock and debt securities in the amount of $300 million or more and in underwritten public offerings of preferred stock in the amount of $50 million or more
  • Represented, as Maryland corporate counsel, privately held real estate investment trusts in connection with obtaining subscription secured credit facilities

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

American Bar Association, Section of Business Law

Maryland State Bar Association, Section of Business Law

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Legal 500 US, Real Estate and Construction - Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), "Rising Star," 2019-2021

Named "Rising Star—Maryland" by IFLR 1000 for M&A and Real Estate, 2020, 2021

Board Memberships & Community Service

Former Board president, Towson (Maryland) Presbyterian Preschool

Credentials 

Education

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

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

Admissions

Maryland