Stephen G. Tomlinson, P.C.

Partner Real Estate

New York +1 212-446-4684

Chicago +1 312-862-2386

Stephen G. Tomlinson, P.C.


Stephen Tomlinson’s practice focuses on business transactions in the real estate and hospitality industries for real estate private equity sponsors, sovereign and other non-U.S. investors and real estate operating companies engaged in acquisitions and dispositions, operating company and multi-investor fund formations and investments. Clients with whom Steve regularly works include confidential Sovereign Wealth Funds, Bain Capital, Dermody Properties, Grove International Partners, Hines, LAMB Partners, and Lionstone Investments.

In November 2011, Steve was named a Real Estate MVP by Law360 for his work on Anglo Irish Bank’s sale of its $9.5 billion U.S. commercial property loan portfolio. Recommended by clients as a “standout lawyer who does a great job ... at the pinnacle of transaction deals,” Steve has been consistently recognized as one of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in Real Estate by Chambers USA and by Who’s Who Legal in the Real Estate chapter. He has been recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyer since 2005 and was also named in New York Super Lawyers every year since 2011. He is recommended by the Practical Law Company in their Which Lawyer? guide for Real Estate in New York, and has been repeatedly named to The Legal 500 U.S. where he is recognized as ‘a top practitioner in a range of niches.’

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1984Illinois
  • 2003New York


  • University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.1984
  • University of MichiganA.B., Economics & Philosophymagna cum laude1981