Tom Goeglein's practice is focused on real estate leasing transactions, land acquisition and development, franchise transactions, and institutional real estate lending.

From 1999–2005, Tom served as Director and Associate Corporate Counsel/Real Estate for the Eckerd Corporation national drug store chain. In that capacity, he had primary responsibility for protecting the legal interests of Eckerd Corporation in all real estate matters. Before moving to Florida to join Eckerd Corporation in 1999, Tom was a partner with the law firm of Beckman Lawson, LLP, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he maintained a specialized practice in the areas of real estate and finance.

Active in the community, Tom is an Emeritus Trustee for Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties.


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Credentials & Experience


Indiana University, B.A., 1980

Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 1983: Indiana Law Journal

Bar Admissions

American Bar Association

The Florida Bar

Hillsborough County Bar Association

Indiana State Bar Association

Court Admissions

All Florida State Courts

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

All Indiana State Courts

Professional & Civic

Community & Professional

  • Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties: Emeritus Trustee
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Real Estate Investment Council
  • American Bar Association
    • Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
      • Ground Leasing Committee
      • Forum on Franchising
  • The Florida Bar: Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section


Articles & Publications

  • "Specialized Leasing Issues for Outlet Centers," Round-table Leader, ICSC U.S. Shopping Center Law Conference, Orlando, FL 2014. 
  • "Nuts & Bolts of Retail Leasing – Tenant Exclusives," Presenter, American Bar Association Teleconference Program, 2012.
  • "Community Land Trusts: Representing Homebuyers," Presenter, Florida CLE Program, Largo, Florida, 2010.
  • "The Role of Special Districts in Retail Real Estate Development," Presenter, ICSC U.S. Shopping Center Law Conference, Hollywood, Florida, 2008.
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