January 2016 Spotlight – Thomas Dolney

We hope everyone enjoyed their holidays.

I’d like to introduce our Tom Dolney!  He’s being featured in our January spotlight.

Tom focuses in the areas of complex commercial litigation and real estate transactions. He also has significant experience with special asset matters involving the FDIC and receiverships. As an agent of Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC, Tom brings a unique perspective to real estate transactions.

Tom is one of the great attorneys working with Silverleaf’s clients to close deals, set up the proper holding structure, prepare leases for investment property, and service other legal needs.


Dolney Thomas


Company, Position and brief job description:
Small Business Counsel; Senior Associate; assist start-up businesses with a wide range of services including venture capital, internal governance and minimizing risk

My beautiful wife’s name is Ana, and my dog is Atlas.

What do you do in your spare time?
I love to run and cook.

What 3 bits of wisdom can you share with others?
“Remember that six most expensive words in business are: We’ve always done it that way.” – Catherine DeVrye

“The act of taking the first step is what separates the winners from the losers.”
– Brian Tracy

“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.”
– William Shakespeare

If Hollywood made a movie of your life; who would you like to see play the lead role as you?
Brad Pitt.

What is your favorite place to eat?
My favorite place to eat is El Puerto in Ybor City.

What are you passionate about?
My passion is running.

If someone wrote a biography about you, what do you think the Title should be?
Tom Takes Over Florida.

What is the biggest challenge you have faced and how did you overcome it?
I injured my iliolial band in my right leg while marathon training. I focused on my recovery and finished the Space Coast marathon several months later.

What is your favorite app, social media outlet, or newspaper/magazine?
My favorite app is the BBC News.