rjames@kv-legal.com  |  phone: (804) 823-4041 |  fax: (804) 823-4099

Education
Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary, J.D., 2007
Washington and Lee, B.S., 2002

Admissions
Virginia State Bar

Honors and Awards
Rising Star, Virginia Super Lawyers, 2013-2017

Rhys represents issuers in securities offerings and corporate mergers, acquisitions and financings. As issuer’s counsel, he has been intimately involved in public registrations, Regulation A offerings and private placements of securities of over $400 million collectively, including common and preferred equity and debt securities. He has represented issuers in the syndication of real estate assets, including “like-kind” exchanges in both tenant in common and Delaware statutory trust formats, including in relation to Section 1031 exchanges. In connection with his representation of issuers, Rhys has handled the formation and structuring of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint ventures and DSTs.

In his corporate practice, Rhys has represented diverse clients in general corporate matters as well as in mergers and acquisitions. He has structured equity financings, lines of credit and other financings for the firm’s corporate clients.