Greg Habeeb is the Chair of Gentry Locke’s Government and Regulatory Affairs Practice Group and also the President of Gentry Locke Consulting. Greg is a former member of the Virginia House of Delegates, where he served on the Courts of Justice, Rules, Commerce & Labor, Transportation and Privileges and Elections committees, and served on the Rules and Privileges & Elections committees. Greg serves on the firm’s Executive Board and is also a litigation partner specializing in complex business cases, representing individuals and companies in courts throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation.

  • Cases handled valued in excess of $1 million
  • Times elected to public office
  • Thousands of miles I drove as a Delegate
  • People would be surprised to know...

    I served as YMCA Model General Assembly Youth Governor of Virginia in 1994.

  • If I weren't practicing law...

    I would be a sports broadcaster. I am an avid college and professional sports fan.


  • Wake Forest School of Law, J.D.
  • Wake Forest University, B.A. cum laude


  • Represents auto dealers in mergers and acquisitions, licensure, contracts, employment and other matters
  • Represents renewable energy companies and associations before the Virginia SCC
  • Represents clients before the Virginia General Assembly and Executive Branch on issues including energy, finance, technology, healthcare, retail, gaming, transportation and more
  • Represents companies and individuals before Virginia regulatory bodies includes the SCC, DMV, ABC, MVDB, DPOR, Board of Medicine and more
  • Represents companies and individuals in enforcement actions brought by the Virginia Attorney General
  • Represented international lender in major acquisition in shared solar industry
  • Represented leading renewable energy associations in the drafting and passage of the Virginia Clean Economy Act
  • Represented renewable energy trade associations, electric vehicle infrastructure companies and automobile dealers in passage of electric vehicle legislation
  • Represented renewable energy company in obtaining Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) from SCC for major solar project
  • Represented numerous renewable energy and commercial developers in litigation brought by landowners against economic development projects
  • Represents national and international companies and startups in Virginia economic development and procurement projects
  • Represented Fortune 100 company in drafting and passage of Virginia’s Data Privacy Act
  • Represents leading public safety towing associations in all transportation legislation
  • Represents Virginia’s leading cannabis trade association
  • Represents renewable energy companies and associations in all matters related to energy, land use, taxation and more
  • Represented ratepayer advocate association in utility regulation reform legislation
  • Represented numerous companies and individuals in the enforcement of contracts
  • Represented Fortune 500 company in successful enforcement of non-competition/non-solicitation agreement
  • Represents financial institutions before NASD, FINRA and other regulatory bodies
  • Represented patent holder in successful patent infringement litigation
  • Represented national lighting manufacturer in successful suit against former employees
  • Represented landowner in successful tax assessment appeal of 3,000+ acre property
  • Represented company in trade dress litigation brought by national leader in industry
  • Represented numerous lending institutions in various Uniform Commercial Code litigation
  • Successfully litigated Fair Credit Reporting Act and Virginia Consumer Protection Act matters
  • Jury trial experience in state courts throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • Appellate experience in the Virginia Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


  • Member, National Association of Dealers Counsel
  • Appointed to the Virginia Solar Energy Development and Energy Storage Authority (2023)
  • Member, Virginia General Assembly (2011-2018)
  • Former Member, Virginia Code Commision
  • Member, Virginia State Bar
  • Member, The Virginia Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Past Member, Virginia Recreational Facilities Authority
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Virginia
  • Member, Virginia YMCA’s Model General Assembly Committee
  • Past Member, Wake Forest Law Alumni Council
  • Volunteer Attorney for the Military Family Support Center


  • Designated one of the “Legal Elite” in Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative law by Virginia Business magazine (2019-2020, 2022-2023) and for Government & Regulatory Affairs (2021)
  • Named a “Leader in the Law” by Virginia Lawyers Weekly (2017)
  • Recipient, Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell (2012)
  • Named a Top Rated Lawyer for Commercial Litigation, General Practice, and Products Liability law by American Lawyer Media (2013)
  • Named to the Blue Ridge Business Journal’s “20 Under 40 List” of the Blue Ridge Region’s up-and-coming business leaders (2010)
  • Designated as one of the Legal Elite in the Young Lawyer category by Virginia Business magazine (2004 and 2009)
  • Recipient, RPV Governor’s Award – recognized as Best Chair throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Named a Virginia Super Lawyers for Government Relations (2018-2024); previously named Rising Star in the area of Business Litigation (2008, 2010, 2012-2016), General Litigation and Personal Injury Plaintiff (2008), Commercial Litigation (2011)
  • Roanoke Bar Association President’s Volunteer Service Award, Bronze level, for 100-249 hours of community service in a calendar year
  • “Largest Verdicts in Virginia” designation (2006) as recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly

Published Work

  • Co-author, They All Fall Down: An Overview of the Law on Deck and Balcony Collapses; “Virginia Lawyer,” the official publication of the Virginia State Bar, Volume 65/Number 4 (December 2016).
The results of client matters depend on a variety of factors unique to each matter. Past successes do not predict or guarantee future successes.
Gregory Habeeb Virginia attorney