Steve counsels private and publicly held companies, developers, lenders, sponsors, investors, landlords, and tenants in the acquisition, disposition, leasing, development, construction, and financing of diverse properties, including shopping centers, retail, restaurants, industrial, commercial, office, multi-family, hospitality, and mixed-use projects. His expertise includes real estate development, leasing, financing, property taxation, and abatement.
Steve’s corporate practice consists of counseling entrepreneurs, founders, investors, shareholders and financiers on various issues such as: the formation, entity selection, capitalization, capital structure, and financing of new and existing businesses; mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures; creating and implementing asset protection plans and risk management solutions; business succession planning; buy-sell agreements; shareholder agreements; contractual review and negotiations; licensing agreements; and general counseling on corporate governance, employment matters, and compliance with legal and regulatory changes affecting clients’ businesses.
He has been named to the list of The Best Lawyers in America© and is a member of the Board of Trustees for ProKids.
Order of the Curia, Executive Editor, Northern Kentucky Law Review