Tino Ochoa is an associate at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP as a member of the Real Estate and the Financial Services Client Service Groups. Mr. Ochoa has experience in the areas of complex real estate development, acquisition, sale, finance, leasing and other matters related to real estate. Mr. Ochoa also represents both debtors and creditors in syndicated credit facilities and other secured and unsecured financing transactions. He handles transactions from the outset to their conclusions, negotiating the contracts, and working alongside his clients to keep them apprised as the deal progresses.
Mr. Ochoa is also a member of the Firm’s Sports and Entertainment Client Service Group. He has reviewed and negotiated numerous endorsement, appearance, and /or signing engagement agreements on behalf of a NBA athlete, and has engaged other Client Service Groups to assist his client on related matters including tax, corporate (including nonprofit), trust and estates, and intellectual property, while also working on real estate matters himself.
Mr. Ochoa serves as the coordinator for the Firm’s guardian ad litem pro bono program with the Probate Division of the 22nd Judicial Circuit, which aligns with the youth advocacy work he focused on while in the social services industry prior to attending law school. In addition, Mr. Ochoa’s vast personal volunteer and professional experiences in real estate development in the St. Louis area has easily transitioned him as an adjunct professor at the Washington University School of Law, where he teaches a newly created clinic / practicum called Urban Revitalization. In 2018, Mayor Lyda Krewson appointed Mr. Ochoa to the Board of Commissioners of the St. Louis Housing Authority.
He was a summer associate with the Firm in 2008 and 2009. During law school, Mr. Ochoa interned at the Community & Economic Development Clinic.
- Urban Revitalization Clinical Practicum