Basil Donnelly is Chief Legal and Business Intelligence Officer for DLC, having joined the company in 2010. In this capacity, Basil leads the systems, workflows, processes, and procedures of all of DLC’s departments. He has previously served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel.
Before coming to DLC, Mr. Donnelly was Executive Vice President and General Counsel – Property for Centro Properties Group where he was a member of the US Management Committee and was responsible for all of the legal aspects of the company’s day-to-day operations, including leasing, redevelopment, development, litigation, bankruptcies and property level financings. Until its acquisition by Centro Properties Group in 2005, Mr. Donnelly had been Vice President and General Counsel for Kramont Realty Trust, a public US REIT, where he was responsible for overseeing all of the company’s legal affairs. Prior to this, he was a Senior Associate at Morgan Lewis LLP, where he practiced general real estate law, concentrating on leasing transactions.
Mr. Donnelly has written articles and given presentations on real estate industry topics. He has over 30 years of experience in the shopping center industry. Basil received a BA in Economics from Connecticut College in 1986 and a JD from Villanova University School of Law in 1993, where he was an editor of the Villanova Environmental Law Journal.