Trevor Reid is a member of the firm’s business, real estate and litigation section. He practices primarily in civil litigation, creditors’ rights (including bankruptcy and foreclosure), commercial real estate, and business law.
Trevor joined the firm in 2008 after receiving his law degree from the University of Richmond, where he graduated magna cum laude. He was elected a voting shareholder in 2017. He is a member of the John Marshall American Inn of Court and the West Richmond Businessmen’s Association and sits on the Board of Directors of the Henrico County Bar Association.
Trevor resides in Chesterfield with his wife, Andrea, and their four children.
Represents corporations and other business entities in the prosecution and defense of contract and business tort litigation.
Represents banks, other institutional lenders and private lenders in commercial loan default situations, from workouts to foreclosure and/or UCC sales of personal property, to deficiency suits and enforcement.
Represents lenders in commercial and residential foreclosures.
Represents secured and unsecured creditors in all phases of bankruptcy, including suits to determine dischargeability and other adversary proceedings, plan confirmation disputes, defense of preference and other avoidance claims, cash collateral disputes, and motions for relief from stay.
Represents creditors in the collection of judgments, with substantial experience in the use of aggressive remedies such as levies, creditor’s suits, and charging orders.
Represents landowners and commercial tenants in real estate related litigation, including lease disputes, contract disputes, and easement issues.
Represents landowners and creditors in prosecuting and defending partition suits and creditor’s suits.
Represents title insurance companies and insured parties in connection with real estate title defects and coverage issues.
Represents owners, lenders and contractors in mechanic’s lien disputes.
Represents lenders, purchasers and sellers in residential and commercial real estate transactions.
Represents landlords and tenants in negotiation and drafting of commercial and residential leases.
Represents lenders in major asset-based lending transactions.
Advises businesses with respect to entity formation, corporate authority issues, director and officer liability, and other corporate matters.
Represents beneficiaries of wills and trusts in litigation involving the interpretation and application of testamentary documents.
Represents purchasers and sellers in business equity and asset purchase transactions, from small family stores to car dealerships.
- University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia
- J.D., 2008, magna cum laude
- Manuscripts Editor, University of Richmond Law Review
- Member, McNeill Law Society
- Law Student Member, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., American Inn of Court
- J.D., 2008, magna cum laude
- Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington
- B.A. (Honors), 2005, magna cum laude
- Member, Alpha Sign Nu Honor Society
- Member, Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
Virginia State Bar
—VSB Residential Real Estate Subcommittee
Henrico County Bar Association
—Board of Directors, 2021-22
John Marshall American Inn of Court – Master of the Bench
West Richmond Businessmen’s Association
Bar Association of the City of Richmond
Title Law in Virginia, forthcoming October 2021
VRBO, AirBnB and Other Short-Term Rentals, May 2021
Top 8 Title Defects – Cured, October 2020
Title Law Bootcamp, March 2020
Real Estate Law Bootcamp, July 2019
Title Law in Virginia, September 2017
Title Law from Start to Finish, September 2016
Strategies for Legal Research on the Web, October 2015
Advanced Title Insurance Issues, October 2014
- Who is the Trustee in a Deed of Trust? Richmond Times Dispatch Metro Business, January 2015
- Students’ Guide to Article 9 & Related Statutes, (Co-Author with Larry T. Bates et al.), 2008