J. Dade Thornton


Dade Thornton concentrates his practice on general real estate matters, with a particular focus on commercial leasing.  Additionally, he regularly represents clients in matters including the acquisition, financing, disposition and development of industrial, office, retail, residential and mixed-use properties.

Dade also has significant prior energy industry experience, having drafted and negotiated instruments for a variety of oil and gas transactions, and performed due diligence on the acquisition and leasing of numerous oil and gas assets.

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  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey


  • University of Delaware, BA
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, JD