Thomas M.

Thomas M. List

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Tom has over 29 years of experience in commercial real estate, including:

  • Development
  • Land use and zoning
  • Sales and acquisitions
  • Leasing
  • Landlord/tenant
  • Evictions
  • Workouts
  • Bankruptcy
  • Financing

His clients include institutional landowners, developers, REITS, property management companies, property owners, and condominium and owner associations.

Tom has extensive experience in representing landlords and tenants in their lease negotiations. He has experience in all property types including retail, office, industrial, and mixed use. He averages nearly 250 lease transactions annually.

Tom also advises his clients regarding development, including entitlements, financing, and debt structure. He has overseen the development of numerous office and industrial parks including the governing documentation.

Other areas of expertise include matters of judicial and public trustee real property foreclosures in Colorado. His practice has involved resolving title issues affecting real property. Tom has served as general counsel for the National Flood Determination Association since 1997 and is an expert in flood insurance matters.

Publications and Articles

Colorado’s Best Law Firms 2022: Real Estate Law
Law Week Colorado, November 2021

300 Days Of Sun: Why Denver Became A Mid-Law Boom Town
Law360, February 2021

'It Won't Be Anything Like the Normal We Experienced in 2020': Midsize Firm Leaders' Best Predictions
Mid-Market Report, February 2021

Evictions in the Time of COVID-19
Colorado Real Estate Journal, April 2020

Social Distancing, Not Social Isolation
Law Week Colorado, April 2020

Office Building Jigsaw Puzzle
Colorado Real Estate Journal, August 2014

Speaking Engagements and Presentations

“Legal Issues Facing the Flood Industry”
National Flood Determination Association’s Annual Conference, 2015 - 2017, 2022

“Living and Leading in 2020 and Beyond: Safely Leading Your Partners, Employees, and Clients in the New Covid-19 Normal, and Lessons Learned Over the Last 6 Months. Insights from Denver Thought Leaders”
CBA-CLE Colorado Litigators' Summit, September 2020

A Legal Perspective on the Real Estate Industry: A Conversation on the Impacts of COVID-19
Moye White Webinar, June 2020

ColoradoBiz 30th Top Company Anniversary Awards Ceremony
Seawell Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, August 2017

“Hot Topics in Retail Development”
Moye White, June 2017

“Hot Topics in Real Estate: How Are You Affected?”
Moye White, August 2014

“Business in the Bakken”
Panel discussion, April 2014

“Evolution of the National Flood Insurance Program”
National Flood Conference, New Orleans, April 2002

“The Anatomy of a Flood Claim”
National Flood Determination Conference, February 2001

“What Creditors Should Know About Foreclosures and Mortgage Deficiencies”
National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys Springtime Collection Conference, 1995

“The Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act”
MICA Legal Symposium, 1995

“Bankruptcy and the FDCPA”
Colorado Mortgage Lenders Association Conference, 1994

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