J. Dade Thornton


Dade Thornton concentrates his practice on general real estate matters, with a particular focus on commercial real estate financings. Additionally, he regularly represents clients in sales, acquisitions, leases and land use matters.

Dade also has significant 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 oil and gas assets.



  • New Jersey
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania


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