Steven concentrates his practice on banking and finance and real estate contracts for large corporate organizations, including publicly traded financial services institutions, leading fashion retailers, telecommunications companies and healthcare providers.
He represents financial institutions and other commercial lenders, administrative agents and corporate borrowers in large, middle-market, syndicated and asset-based transactions, as well as in real estate financing related to acquisition, construction and development. He also concentrates on documentation that helps banks, credit unions and other financial services companies resolve regulatory matters, including customer privacy and information sharing, and Small Business Association loans.
In connection with the deployment of small cell wireless technology, Steven prepares, analyzes, and negotiates attachment and use agreements on behalf of wireless telecommunications carriers to obtain access to the facilities of municipalities and utility providers throughout the country.
Additionally, Steven has significant experience with matters across the broad spectrum of real estate, including acquisition and sale, construction and development. He handles complex asset purchase and sale agreements, commercial leases, refinancing documentation and general corporate contracts. Specifically, Steven has negotiated leasing conditions for a global medical company’s nuclear pharmacy, as well as terms and conditions related to several new stores for an international fashion retailer. He has advised several clients regarding rights of property owners and tenants, as well as land use restrictions.
Steven is a member of the Columbus Bar Association and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He contributes to the firm’s Banking and Finance Law Report blog.
- University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 2015)
- The Ohio State University (M. Ed., 2010)
- The Ohio State University (B.S., magna cum laude, 2009)
- Columbus Bar Association
- International Council of Shopping Centers
Honors & Awards
- Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch, Real Estate Law, 2021
- Knights of Columbus