Mr. Thomas J. Biafore

Partner, Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

Mr. Biafore is a partner with the law firm Kilpatrick Stockton. Mr. Biafore serves as the leader of the Real Estate Finance and Capital Markets Team. He focuses his practice on structured finance and servicing matters relating to commercial mortgage-backed securities with an emphasis on federal tax and compliance issues. Mr. Biafore represents a number of servicers and special servicers on a variety of matters relating to securitized loan modifications and restructurings. Mr. Biafore has significant experience with a variety of pass-through finance vehicles including REMICs and grantor trusts. He has given numerous lectures and authored articles relating to tax and servicing issues in structured finance and has represented servicing clients in successful requests to the IRS for private letter rulings on a variety of securitization issues.