Phone: (804) 783-7202
Fax: (804) 783-7291
 
 
 

Tom Ebel is a member of the Business group and has over three decades of experience in the areas of real estate, business, corporate, bankruptcy and creditors' rights law.

Tom has represented the interest of lenders, insurance companies, local governments, creditors' committees, trustees, trade and other creditors, landlords and debtors in a number of bankruptcy proceedings and other creditor's rights matters, including workouts and foreclosures of real estate and personal property. 

He also counsels business owners on a variety of corporate and business matters, including sales, mergers, acquisitions, corporate restructurings and succession planning. Tom represents financial institutions, developers, investors and local governments in a wide variety of real estate and other commercial transactions, as well as landlords and tenants in commercial lease matters.

Tom served on the firm's Board of Directors, its governing body from 1999-2007, and as President of the firm from 2001-2007. His many years of experience in managing a law firm give him meaningful insight into the challenges faced by owners and executives of businesses and enable him to give sound, practical advice on legal issues. He counsels law firm and other professional service firm owners and management on the special issues that these privately owned service businesses encounter.

He has lectured to continuing legal education and trade groups on commercial leases, the treatment of security interests and commercial leases in bankruptcy, asset protection, recent developments in bankruptcy and creditors' rights law and strategic planning and lateral recruiting for law firms.  His peers named him in Virginia Business' 2007-2012 "Legal Elite." Tom has been listed since 2010 in "Best Lawyers in America©" for his law practice. He has earned the rating "AV" from his peers through the Martindale Hubbell Peer Review System, the highest rank for experience and ethics. Because of Tom's excellence in the practice of law and public service, he has been inducted into the Virginia Law Foundation Fellows Class of 2014.  

 


Press Mention

In the RichmondBizSense.com story on LandAmerica Exchange Services settlement.

 

■ Quick Facts

 

AV rated by Martindale Hubbell 

Education

B.A., Hampden-Sydney College, 1976 magna cum laude
J.D., University of Richmond, 1979

Admissions

  • Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
     

Professional Affiliations

  • Bar Association of the City of Richmond, Executive Committee; Bankruptcy Bar Section, Chairman, 2005-2006; Business Law Section, Executive Committee 2010-2011.
  • Virginia Bar Association, Board of Governors 2007 - 2009
  • Virginia State Bar

Community Service

  • Hampden Sydney Alumni Association, Richmond Chapter - Leadership Team, Past President
  • Needles Eye Ministries, Board of Directors

Link to

 *CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

 

■ Quick Facts

 

AV rated by Martindale Hubbell 

Education

B.A., Hampden-Sydney College, 1976 magna cum laude
J.D., University of Richmond, 1979

Admissions

  • Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
     

Professional Affiliations

  • Bar Association of the City of Richmond, Executive Committee; Bankruptcy Bar Section, Chairman, 2005-2006; Business Law Section, Executive Committee 2010-2011.
  • Virginia Bar Association, Board of Governors 2007 - 2009
  • Virginia State Bar

Community Service

  • Hampden Sydney Alumni Association, Richmond Chapter - Leadership Team, Past President
  • Needles Eye Ministries, Board of Directors

Link to

 *CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.