Thomas R. Burns, Phillips Lytle Partner

Thomas R. Burns

Partner
Rochester
(585) 238-2001
tburns@phillipslytle.com
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Mr. Burns’ practice is principally in the area of banking law, concentrating on commercial and real estate lending, construction lending, credit enhancements, and credit-backed and direct purchase bond financing in conventional and community development transactions.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Named the Best Lawyers® Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Rochester-NY, 2012
  • Selected for the Upstate New York Super Lawyers® list, 2007-2015

Education

  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1971
  • Ohio University, B.B.A., cum laude, 1968

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
    • Forum on Affordable Housing & Community Development Law
  • Monroe County Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Real Estate Section
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Real Property Law Section