NASHVILLE—Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that J. Thomas Trent Jr. was elected to the Board of Regents of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA). A partner in the firm’s Nashville office, Mr. Trent is a member of Bradley’s Real Estate Practice Group and Chair of the firm’s Economic Development Practice Group.
Elected at the ACMA’s annual meeting Oct. 13 in Tucson, Ariz., Mr. Trent will serve a three-year term. The Board of Regents is the governing body of the ACMA, which is made up of more than 400 real estate finance mortgage law attorneys in North America.
“We congratulate Tom on his new leadership role with the American College of Mortgage Attorneys,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Jonathan Skeeters. “We are pleased that Tom will be in this leadership position with this prominent organization that has members across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.”
With almost 40 years of experience in real estate and economic development law, Mr. Trent represents clients regionally and nationally, including major manufacturing companies, corporate users of commercial real estate, institutional investors, developers, and lenders. Bradley’s Economic Development Practice Group that Mr. Trent chairs has been “Top Listed” in the nation by The Best Lawyers in America® and U.S. News and World Reports for five years in a row.
Mr. Trent received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School and his Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Wabash College.
Bradley combines skilled legal counsel with exceptional client service and unwavering integrity to assist a diverse range of corporate and individual clients in achieving their business goals. With offices in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and the District of Columbia, the firm’s over 500 lawyers represent regional, national and international clients in various industries, including financial services, healthcare, life sciences, real estate, economic development, construction, technology, energy, insurance, and entertainment, among many others.