Lecturer in Law
Thomas P. Witt joined Cozen O'Connor's Philadelphia office in April 2009 as a Member in the Business Law Department. Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner with Wolf Block LLP in Philadelphia.
Mr. Witt is a partner in the Real Estate Practice Group and has extensive experience in commercial real estate transactions, including sales, leasing, financing, brokers licensing, zoning and land development regulation. His subspecialties include zoning, land use and historic preservation for projects in Philadelphia, including the Comcast Center (tallest building in the city), the luxury condominium 1706 Rittenhouse Square, and the National Museum of American Jewish History. Some of his additional subspecialties are sale leaseback transactions and the representation of office tenants in leasing. He has lectured for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute on real estate practice, zoning and commercial loan workouts, and is listed in Who's Who in American Law.
Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, Mr. Witt served as Co-Chairman of the Zoning and Land Use Committee of the Real Estate Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Regional Housing Legal Services. Prior to joining the Bar, he worked for the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation and FirsTrust Savings Bank.
Mr. Witt earned his law degree, cum laude, from Temple University, his Master of Arts from Harvard University, and his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from LaSalle College. In 1968, he was a Woodrow Wilson Fellow.