Steve is experienced in corporate transactions and real estate, representing developers, owners and investors as well as businesses and institutions for whom real estate is necessary to their operations. He handles all types of real estate transactions, including contract drafting and negotiating for projects, purchase and sale agreements, leases, exchanges and financing.
Represented a leading carbon steel service center in its sale to a private equity fund. Negotiated the purchase agreement and provided counsel regarding the transaction structure, employee benefits, tax matters and antitrust filings under the Hart Scott Rodino Act.
Represented Granger Energy Services division's sale of 16 landfill gas-to-energy sites across six states to an Australian company. Negotiated sale agreement, coordinated antitrust filings, and advised on tax, employee benefits and energy regulatory matters.
Honors & Recognitions
Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law, Grand Rapids, 2016 and 2017
Grand Rapids Bar Association
State Bar of Michigan
News & Publications
University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Grand Rapids, Michigan
B.A., Business, German,1988
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