Thomas Groce is an attorney in the Real Estate Office of the Office of General Counsel, for the University of Texas System. Prior to joining the University of Texas System, Mr. Groce served for 20 years as Vice President and General Counsel for a private commercial real estate investment and development company based in Austin, Texas. Prior to that, Mr. Groce practiced real estate, business, and employment law in Austin, Texas, both as a partner in a small law firm and in private practice with his own firm.
Mr. Groce is also a retired Captain in the U.S. Navy, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, with 29 years combined active and reserve service. Mr. Groce attended the University of South Carolina and graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree and from Baylor University School of Law with a JD degree.