Ed Thrasher joins Kurtz & Revness as an Associate Attorney following four years at a boutique law firm and three years as in-house counsel for a publicly traded REIT. Ed has represented publicly traded and private companies, limited partnerships and high net-worth individuals in a range of real estate matters such as acquisitions and dispositions, financing, leasing, management, redevelopment, and the negotiation of related commercial contracts. Highlights include counseling a client in its acquisition of over 500 million dollars in self-storage facilities, the refinancing of a 1.3 billion dollar office portfolio with a prominent national bank association and successful lease negotiations with anchor, junior anchor, outparcel and inline national retail tenants as part of numerous development and redevelopment projects.
Ed graduated from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law in 2013, where he also served as a law review articles editor and contributor. He was a recipient of Temple’s Honorable Raymond J. Broderick Constitutional Law Scholarship. He earned his undergraduate degree from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. In 2014, Ed finished a judicial fellowship in the Commerce Division of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania under the Hon. Patricia A. McInerney (Ret.).
Ed is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Commercial Real Estate Development Association and had the opportunity to present at the 2020 Real Estate Institute on the role of the real estate attorney in redevelopment projects.
Ed is originally from Washington D.C., and has lived in Pennsylvania since 2005. When not working, Ed enjoys spending time with family, reading, writing, hiking and exploring the city of Lancaster where he now lives with his wife and daughter.