Biography

Steve practices with the Business Law and Employment practice groups from the firm’s Portland, Maine office in the areas of executive compensation, tax and business transactions. He represents individual C-suite executives and management teams, as well as employers and investors. His practice involves private equity and venture capital owned businesses as well as public companies and their executives. His practice also covers compensation issues confronting tax-exempt entities.

In addition to the negotiation of executive employment and incentive arrangements, Steve counsels executives and employers on many federal and state tax and securities compliance issues for both public and private companies. He also represents entrepreneurs and emerging businesses.

For twenty-five years, Steve managed a firm he founded in Portland, focusing on executive compensation and business transactions. Prior to that. he practiced in New York City. He served at the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor from 1978 to 1980.

Steve received his undergraduate degree, with honors, from Middlebury College. He is a graduate of Washington & Lee University where he was an editor of the Washington & Lee Law Review. He lives in Yarmouth, Maine.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Middlebury College (B.A., with honors, 1971)
  • Washington & Lee University (J.D., 1976)

Admissions

  • Maine
  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Civic Involvement

  • Steve has served on the Board of the Portland Museum of Art and as President of the Board of Trustees of North Yarmouth Academy, in Yarmouth, Maine.