Thomas C. Klanderman


Thomas Klanderman's practice encompasses all facets of commercial real estate, with a focus on complex development transactions, joint venture arrangements, ground lease transactions, acquisitions and sales, borrower- and lender-side finance work, and hotel franchise and management arrangements across the range of asset types. Thomas counsels national and regional developers, financial institutions, equity investors, owners, and operators.




  • J.D. Georgetown University Law Center 1996
  • B.A. Political Science and Economics State University of New York at Binghamton 1992

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Clerk Experience

  • Superior Court of the District of Columbia

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Leadership Arlington


  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2024
  • Chambers USA
    • Real Estate, Washington, DC, 2015 – 2021, 2023 – 2024
    • Up and Coming, Real Estate, Washington, DC, 2014
  • Legal 500, Real Estate, 2013 – 2014, 2016, 2018 – 2019



  • Former chair and board member, AHC Inc. (formerly Arlington Housing Corporation)
  • Board member and member, Executive Committee, Arlington Food Assistance Center
    • Former chair