Thomas Baylis is a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department and has practiced in the area of commercial litigation for over 25 years. Thomas has represented a broad array of clients in the commercial lending, real estate, construction, and telecommunications industries, as well as numerous educational institutions.
Thomas regularly practices before the federal courts in New York and in the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York. He has also arbitrated and mediated claims in various forums. He represents companies, shareholders, and executives in “business divorces” and actions involving non-competition agreements and restrictive covenants. He also represents mezzanine lenders and holders of preferred equity in connection with defaulted loans; and, in the construction field, Thomas has represented contractors, subcontractors, and property owners in contract disputes and mechanic’s lien matters.
Thomas also serves as the firm’s General Counsel.