Steve Edwards is a partner in Manatt's Orange County office.
Steve has a broad background in real estate and real estate law, including in-house experience in the real estate industry, and serving as co-chair of the real estate practice for an international law firm. He has been active in virtually all aspects of the acquisition, sale, exchange, financing, ground leasing, leasing, and development of improved and unimproved real estate for both individual and institutional clients. His practice has emphasized the representation of both developers and capital providers in the formation of joint ventures, limited partnerships, and limited liability companies for the acquisition and development of housing and commercial properties.
Steve also has considerable experience representing lenders, partners, and landlords in workout situations, including the evaluation, purchase and sale of nonperforming loans, REO, and distressed assets in individual and portfolio transactions.
Steve’s clients have included pension advisors, real estate investment trusts, investment banking firms, commercial banks, residential and commercial developers, and a number of individual real estate investors.