Jeffrey M. Stedfast


    Jeff is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Strategies and Lender Representation Practice Groups. His real estate practice includes acquisitions, sales, lender representation, borrower representation and residential, retail and office development.

    Representative Matters

    • Represented lender in $80 million office building construction loan/mini perm in Downtown Norfolk, Virginia
    • Represented borrower/developer in initial phase of an office park consisting of three office buildings focused on the modeling and simulation industry in Suffolk, Virginia
    • Represented borrower/developer of 50-acre mixed use development in Williamsburg, Virginia, consisting of retail, apartment condominium and office components.
    • Represented borrower/developer in urban apartment and private garage project in Norfolk, Virginia.

    Recognition & Honors

    • Lawyer of the Year; Best Lawyers in America, 2024
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2011-2024
    • Top Lawyers; CoVaBIZ, 2017-2023
    • Virginia Super Lawyers; Law & Politics, 2010-2012, 2014-2023
    • Virginia’s Legal Elite; Virginia Business Magazine, 2008-2023
    • Best Lawyers in America; Norfolk Real Estate Lawyer of the Year, 2016-2017
    • Law Clerk to the Honorable Walter E. Hoffman, Senior District Judge, Norfolk Division of the Eastern Division of the United States District Court
    • Omicron Delta Kappa
    • Phi Beta Kappa


    • Hampden-Sydney College; B.A., 1983
    • University of Virginia School of Law; J.D., 1986

    Press & Publications