Thomas R. Hecker

Thomas R. Hecker

Langhorne, Pennsylvania

Mr. Hecker concentrates in the areas of Zoning, Real Estate, Transactional and Business work.

Mr. Hecker's zoning work involves representation of applicants before municipal zoning hearing boards, planning commissions and governing bodies.

His transactional work consists of representing both borrowers and lenders in various financing transactions. Typically, his work will commence with negotiation of an agreement of sale, formation of a legal entity to conduct business, obtaining the necessary approvals for that entity, and various aspects of development, including representing parties in acquisition, construction and permanent financing.

Typical clients have included small and large local builders, more specifically McGrath Homes; national retailers such as CVS, McDonald's, Walgreens, Wendy's BP Amoco, Exxon-Mobil, Lowes and Nextel Communications; and regionally Wawa, Inc. and Bucks County Courier Times , as well as numerous small businesses throughout Bucks County.

Areas of Practice

  • Banking
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Zoning and Land Use

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1973


  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1972
  • La Salle University
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1969

Representative Clients

  • Bucks County Courier Times
  • Catellus
  • Chick-fil-A
  • CVS
  • Dreher Group
  • Dunkin’ Donuts
  • Fulton Bank
  • Gator Properties
  • Giant Food Stores, LLC
  • Holland Enterprises
  • Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
  • McDonald’s
  • McGrath Construction, Inc.
  • McGrath Homes, Inc.
  • Mealey’s Furniture
  • Paramount Realty
  • Penn Community Bank
  • Rite Aid Corporation
  • Roach Properties
  • Shooster Properties, Inc.
  • Sunoco
  • TD Bank
  • Toner Homes
  • U-Haul
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  • Walgreens
  • Wawa
  • Wendy’s

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized as 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Pennsylvania by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2002, Citizen of the Year Award, American Red Cross
  • AV Rated Martindale Hubbell
  • Recognized as one of the “go-to” lawyers in Bucks County

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Bucks County Bar Association, Member, 1976 - 1978
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Bucks County Bar Association, Past Member, Board of Directors, 2001 - 2003

Past Employment Positions

  • Bucks County District Attorney's Office, Deputy District Attorney, 1973 - 1978