Thomas Volet

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Thomas Volet has been a partner with Moses & Singer since 1983 and has been involved in the representation of financial institutions since the early 1980s. He is currently Co-Chair of the Banking and Finance practice.

Tom has significant experience in the structuring of partnerships and joint ventures as investment vehicles and represents the firm's lending clientele in the financing of partnerships and other pass-through entities. He has written several articles in the area of partnership taxation, including an analysis of problematic tax issues pertaining to investment funds.

Tom has been listed in Law & Politics’ New York Super Lawyers® since 2007 and is rated AV Preeminent® in Banking & Finance Law by Martindale-Hubbell.

He holds the title "FIDE Master of Chess Compositions" awarded by the World Federation for Chess Compositions.

Professional Affiliations
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Institute of International Banking Law & Practice Task Force on Governmentally Mandated Standbys
 
Thomas Volet
 

Representative Matters

  • Representation of Administrative Agent for over ten years in credit facilities (including revolving facility exceeding $1 Billion) for major public REIT.
  • Since late 1990’s, counsel to Administrative Agent in establishment and administration of dozens of subscription-secured revolving credit financing facilities (including “after-care facilities”), with borrower vehicles ranging from partnerships with multiple investors to single-investor vehicles, involving both domestic and foreign funds.  Investor pools have included state and nationwide municipal pension plans, foreign governmental investors, and major endowment funds. 
  • Representation of Administrative Agent for debt participants in multi-billion dollar merger involving major public REIT.
  • Representation of major money center bank in several high-profile workouts, including sale of substantial subordinated loan position to FNMA.
  • Counsel to start-up solar energy company with innovative technology.
  • Counsel to major money center bank in bilateral dual tranche term loan to telecommunication company, with holding company and direct and indirect subsidiaries as joint and several borrowers, secured by receivables generated in 50 states.
  • Counsel to major money center bank in bilateral revolving credit facility and term loan to investment fund manager, secured by pledge of management fee receivables.

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Biography

Thomas Volet has been a partner with Moses & Singer since 1983 and has been involved in the representation of financial institutions since the early 1980s. He is currently Co-Chair of the Banking and Finance practice.

Tom has significant experience in the structuring of partnerships and joint ventures as investment vehicles and represents the firm's lending clientele in the financing of partnerships and other pass-through entities. He has written several articles in the area of partnership taxation, including an analysis of problematic tax issues pertaining to investment funds.

Tom has been listed in Law & Politics’ New York Super Lawyers® since 2007 and is rated AV Preeminent® in Banking & Finance Law by Martindale-Hubbell.

He holds the title "FIDE Master of Chess Compositions" awarded by the World Federation for Chess Compositions.

Professional Affiliations
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Institute of International Banking Law & Practice Task Force on Governmentally Mandated Standbys
 
Thomas Volet
 
Education
  • Harvard Law School (J.D.)
  • Amherst College (B.A., magna cum laude)
Representative Matters
  • Representation of Administrative Agent for over ten years in credit facilities (including revolving facility exceeding $1 Billion) for major public REIT.
  • Since late 1990’s, counsel to Administrative Agent in establishment and administration of dozens of subscription-secured revolving credit financing facilities (including “after-care facilities”), with borrower vehicles ranging from partnerships with multiple investors to single-investor vehicles, involving both domestic and foreign funds.  Investor pools have included state and nationwide municipal pension plans, foreign governmental investors, and major endowment funds. 
  • Representation of Administrative Agent for debt participants in multi-billion dollar merger involving major public REIT.
  • Representation of major money center bank in several high-profile workouts, including sale of substantial subordinated loan position to FNMA.
  • Counsel to start-up solar energy company with innovative technology.
  • Counsel to major money center bank in bilateral dual tranche term loan to telecommunication company, with holding company and direct and indirect subsidiaries as joint and several borrowers, secured by receivables generated in 50 states.
  • Counsel to major money center bank in bilateral revolving credit facility and term loan to investment fund manager, secured by pledge of management fee receivables.