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Thomas J. Kelley

About Thomas

Thomas J. Kelley primarily represents financial institutions. His areas of practice

include banking, bankruptcy, condominium law, creditor's rights, civil litigation,

foreclosures, loan restructuring, mechanic's liens, and real estate. He graduated from

the University of Toledo in 1979 and received his law degree from Cornell University in

1982. He is a member of the Ohio State and Toledo Bar Associations.


  • University of Toledo, B.A., 1979

  • Cornell University, J.D., 1982

Practice Areas

Banking and Financial Institutions

The attorneys at Spengler Nathanson have over sixty years of experience representing banks and other financial institutions in connection with all phases of banking law and operations, including loan document creation, collections, repossessions and foreclosures.

Banking Disputes

Financial institutions are heavily regulated, creating the potential for claims by overseeing governmental bodies and members of the public. Our attorneys are familiar with the myriad of regulations which affect the banking industry and can respond to these claims effectively and efficiently.

Business and Corporate Law

Our attorneys assist clients with entity formation and the drafting of organizational documents for such businesses as limited liability companies, for-profit corporations, and non-profit entities. We also counsel new and established businesses and corporations regarding mergers, acquisitions, compliance, taxation issues, corporate governance, and a variety of other areas.

Commercial Collections

Recovery of business debt is a reality of any business. Spengler Nathanson attorneys can assist you in your efforts recover monies owed to your business, in compliance with all federal and state collection laws, or make a determination that a collection effort is not warranted.

Commercial Disputes

Commercial law regulates corporate contracts, hiring practices, and the manufacture and sales of consumer goods. Our attorneys provide valuable legal counsel when commercial disputes arise. We have effectively represented corporations, partnerships, agencies, joint ventures and franchises in a myriad of disputes.

Commercial Law

Commercial law is a body of law that regulates the conduct of persons, merchants, and businesses who are engaged in trade, sales, and commerce. Also known as business law, our commercial law attorneys are experienced in a subject that interacts with many other areas of law .

Contract Disputes

Our attorneys have considerable experience representing clients in connection with all types of contract disputes, written or verbal. If you think you have a contract and feel the other party has not lived up to their end of the deal, we will help you to determine whether a contract exists and whether or not it is capable of enforcement.

Real Estate

Our attorneys represent owners, builders, contractors, developers, landlords, and tenants in all types of real estate transactions, whether residential, commercial, industrial, retail, or office, and as to all types of administrative matters, including building and fire code compliance matters. We have extensive experience in acquisitions, financing, leasing, development, construction, and sales.