Thomas S. Galey focuses his practice on debt financing and secured transactions, including origination of asset-based and acquisition financing, leveraged finance and other lending transactions.
Tom has also handled the structuring and documenting of large syndicated transactions and multiple lender facilities involving both public and private entities. Tom also has experience, both as lender's and borrower's counsel, with secured and unsecured loans to "middle market" companies.
Another focus area in Tom's practice is commercial credit restructurings. He has represented both public and private corporations in reorganization and participated in precedent-setting litigation in bankruptcy and secured transactions.
Tom has been a presenter for continuing legal education and private seminars on related practice topics, including U.C.C. Article 9, investment property as collateral and related topics.
Prior to his association with Buchanan, Tom served as in-house counsel for a private investment company engaged in strategic acquisitions.
Since 2005, Tom has been honored in the banking category of The Best Lawyers in America® list and was named "Pittsburgh Banking Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in 2010 and 2017. Tom also has been recognized for his work in banking and finance from 2014 to 2016 by Chambers USA.