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Thomas C. Huston
(402) 474-6900
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Practice Emphasis:

Tom’s practice includes all aspects of real estate law and commercial development with a focus on community development and its related tax increment financing. Tom represents developers and over 20 municipalities in this area. He is active in the land use area, representing his clients in zoning and planning matters such as governmental permitting and subdivision. Tom represents borrowers and lenders in the area of real estate finance, specifically providing advice on document preparation and review of construction financing and commercial loans. His clients include developers and lenders engaged in affordable housing development, which includes financing involving the Low Income Housing Tax Credit housing projects. Tom also represents developers financing projects using the New Markets Tax Credit.

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Other Experience/Achievements:

  • Named: Best Lawyers' 2021 Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year for Lincoln
  • Fellow, American College of Real Estate Lawyers
  • Listed: Best Lawyers in America® (Real Estate Law), 2013-present
  • Named: Best Lawyers in America® 2018 Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year for Lincoln
  • Named: Best Lawyers in America® 2017 Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year for Lincoln
  • Named: Best Lawyers in America® 2014 Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year for Lincoln
  • Listed: Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business (Chambers & Partners Publishing) (Real Estate; Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use)
  • Adjunct professor, Graduate Department of Community and Regional Planning, College of Architecture, University of Nebraska
  • Recipient, Housing Champion Award presented by the Nebraska Investment Financial Authority, 2008
  • Recipient, Mitsuo Kawamoto Award for Excellence in Planning presented by the Nebraska Planning and Zoning Association, 2010
  • Member, Board of Directors, YMCA of Lincoln, 2006-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, The Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of Lincoln, 2000-2005
  • Member, Nebraska Commission on Housing and Homelessness
  • Member, Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development, 2007-present
  • Member, Board of Advisors, Pius X High School, 2000-2010