Legal Counsel for Real Estate Matters (Outside Party)
Steve has been engaged in the practice of law for over 29 years, focusing primarily on commercial real estate matters. He began representing Ron Strom about 20 years ago and today, as a partner of Ellis & Winters LLP, serves as primary legal counsel for Blue Heron on all real estate matters, including real estate closings, deal structure, joint venture structures and agreements, and other general business matters.
Steve is a North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialist in Real Property Law: Business, Commercial and Industrial Transactions. He focuses his practice on commercial real estate, wireless telecommunications, and general business practice.
He holds a rating of AV® Preeminent, a peer review rating for ethical standards and legal ability administered by Martindale-Hubbell.
Steve received a BS in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a JD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.