Edward ThrasherAssociate | Real EstateEd provides key support to firm clients on a variety of real estate matters, including leasing transactions, development projects, and acquisitions.

Edward Thrasher

Prior to joining McCausland Keen + Buckman, Ed spent seven years at a large Pennsylvania real estate investment trust, including three years as in-house transactional real estate counsel.

Ed employs this practical experience to provide guidance on a range of real estate transactions, representing developers, landlords and tenants in the drafting, negotiation and execution of leases, redevelopment projects, refinancings, acquisitions and dispositions throughout the United States. In addition, he has considerable experience reviewing and negotiating a range of commercial contracts. Ed’s clients include national retailers, publically traded companies, privately held organizations and individuals.

In his role in-house, Ed handled more than 1 million square feet of retail leasing transactions, provided fundamental support on redevelopment projects, and conducted extensive due diligence on property refinancing, acquisitions and dispositions totaling more than $500 million.

Beyond McCAUSLAND Keen + Buckman

  • Volunteer for Philadelphia area nonprofits
  • Reading; running

Selected Representative Matters

Negotiated and closed on the sale of a $100M regional office building portfolio involving 100+ office tenants and more than 1,000,000 square feet

Successfully completed $30M acquisition and refinancing of multi-family residential apartment complexes located across the southern United States

Facilitated and completed de-leasing and redevelopment negotiations for transformational joint venture Center City Philadelphia retail project, spanning three city blocks and covering more than 800,000 square feet

Service Areas

Affiliations + Recognitions

  • First Judicial District of Pennsylvania – Commerce Division

    Judicial Fellow to the Honorable Patricia McInerney

  • East Point Breeze Neighborhood Association

    Board of Public Safety, Former Director

  • Community Legal Services of Philadelphia


  • American Bar Association


  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

    Member + Volunteer

  • Philadelphia Bar Association

    Member + Volunteer

  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)




  • Temple University Beasley School of Law

    Juris Doctor

  • Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review

    Articles Editor

  • James Madison University

    Bachelor of Arts

  • Pennsylvania

  • New Jersey