Thomas Patrick Dore Jr.
Associate Professor of the Practice, Notre Dame Law School
Concurrent Professor of Real Estate
Thomas Patrick Dore Jr. joined the University of Notre Dame in August 2017 as a Professor of the Practice at the Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate and as a concurrent professor of law the Notre Dame Law School. Dore was named Associate Professor of the Practice in 2018 and a Professor of Real Estate at the Fitzgerald Institute in 2019. He is also senior counsel in Davis Polk's Real Estate Group in New York City, where he began as an associate in 1983, partner in 1987 and partner and head of the Real Estate Practice Group in 2003. Dore is experienced in the creation of real estate investment vehicles and acquisitions and leasing of commercial real estate properties such as Rockefeller Center and Treasure Island, Calif. Together with his significant experience in cross-border commercial real estate acquisition and development in Spain and South America, he works on real estate joint ventures for the development of golf courses, hotels and multi-use arena projects. During the past decade, Dore has had extensive involvement with the creation of a number of significant real estate opportunity funds, as well as the public listing of several real estate investment trust vehicles. Dore graduated from Notre Dame with his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance in 1976 and his J.D. in 1979.