Steven M. Gribben is the founder and owner of Gribben & Associates, Inc. In 2005, he established the firm to offer a blend of business and legal counsel to investment entrepreneurs and small to mid-market businesses. The firm's client base has since expanded to include several well-established investment funds with assets over $1 billion.
Mr. Gribben has served as legal counsel for a range of companies acquired or funded by the firm's investment clients. These companies have included securities broker dealers, residential mortgage lenders, real estate developers and investors, tech startups, apparel brands, and consumer products businesses.
Through Mr. Gribben's experience as legal counsel for both early-stage companies and investment firms, he has developed a unique insight into private capital markets. He has used this insight to help clients obtain government funding and regulatory approvals, structure venture capital proposals and form strategic alliances. He has also worked in an executive management capacity for two financial services firms, COR Clearing, LLC and HomeFirst Mortgage Bankers.
Mr. Gribben received his B.A. Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Southern California and his Juris Doctorate from the UCLA School of Law. He is member of the California Bar and a licensed California real estate broker. He also holds the Series 7, 24, 63 and 79 securities licenses.