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Stephen M.King

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Stephen M.King


Focus Areas

Recent projects include:

  • Represented various developers in the development of numerous mixed use projects from $15 million to $200 million in value
  • Numerous sophisticated commercial joint ventures representing owners, investors and developers in the mixed use, multi-family and office arenas
  • Representing a national owner in the acquisition of a failed regional mall by purchase of lender’s credit bid and subsequent financing and redevelopment of the mall into a $200 million+ asset
  • Represented a national developer in the repositioning and financing of a 1,000,000+ square foot regional mall
  • Represented developers and investors in numerous acquisitions of industrial and office buildings by short sales, foreclosure bids or purchase from lenders
  • The acquisition, financing, sale and development of numerous large multi-family properties
  • Representing a national developer in the development of a 300 unit downtown luxury high-rise apartment building
  • Representing the lender on its restructure of, and ultimate third party sale of, mortgaged assets with respect to an $80,000,000 multi-state Master Line of Credit for retail development
  • Represented user in the establishment of a 150,000 square foot industrial facility for the production of cold rolled steel
  • Representing the City of Cincinnati in connection with the $600,000,000 Banks development
  • Representing several corporate entities in headquarters or regional headquarters leasing in excess of 100,000 square feet
  • Representing several corporations with respect to their national real estate acquisition, disposition and leasing activities
  • Selected for inclusion in IFLR 1000, 2020, 2021
  • Listed in Legal 500, 2019 to 2021
  • Listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Real Estate, Ohio, 2016, 2017, 2021, 2022
  • AV® Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2009 to 2023 for Real Estate Law
  • Named a Cincy Leading Lawyer by Cincy Magazine
  • Leadership Cincinnati – Class XXX
  • Selected to Ohio Super Lawyers list, 2007

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Professional Activities

  • Urban Land Institute
  • Talbert House, Real Estate Advisory Committee

 Community Activities

  • Ensemble Theatre Company, Board of Directors, President


  • The Ohio State University, J.D.,
    with honors
  • Washington and Lee University, B.A.,
    cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio