Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 421-6251 (fax)
Steven Forbes is a member of the firm’s real estate and securities group. His practice consists of drafting private placement memoranda and subscription documentation for private securities offerings under Rules 506(b) and (c) of Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933, with a particular emphasis on real estate related securities, including Delaware statutory trusts, real estate funds and offerings of undivided tenant in common (TIC) interests in real estate. Steven frequently advises clients on SEC and state-level securities compliance reporting, including compliance with blue sky filing laws and state regulatory commissions.
In addition, his practice often involves negotiating and drafting purchase and sale agreements, leases, loan documents and other documents related to commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, and reviews due diligence materials for acquisitions.
Steven also has experience in general business, corporate and securities matters, including entity formation and dissolution and ongoing corporate governance.
Steven is also part of the firm’s emerging cannabis and commercial hemp practice. Moran Reeves Conn is equipped to assist clients navigate the complex and constantly evolving state and federal regulations, whether you are directly involved in the industry as a cultivator, manufacturer, distributor, or laboratory or indirectly as a physician, investor, or lender.
J.D., North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, NC, 2016
Chair, Moot Court Board; Staff Editor, Law Review
B.S., Psychology and Criminal Justice, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 2011
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Vice President, Board of Directors, Hill Tucker Bar Association
- Member, Board of Associates, Peter Paul Development Center
- Member, DE&I committee, ADISA (Alternative & Direct Investment Securities Association)
- Old Dominion Bar Association
- American Association for Justice
Honors and Awards
- Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Securities and Corporate Finance), 2022
- Virginia Lawyers Weekly, Up & Coming Lawyers, 2022
- Virginia Business Legal Elite, 2019
Previous Employment Positions
Associate Attorney, Vincent Robertson Sr. Esq., 2016-2018