Steve supports clients by taking their interests before state and federal legislators and regulators as a member of the firm’s Energy and Telecommunications, Environmental and Government Affairs Practice Groups. A skilled lobbyist and regulatory attorney, Steve has lobbied in multiple state capitols, including Boston and Augusta, as well as having spent six years lobbying on federal energy, environmental and natural resource issues in Washington, DC. He divides his time between the firm’s DC and Maine offices.
Steve’s client experiences lie primarily in manufacturing, energy and project development where he has represented some of Maine's largest manufacturers and energy generators as well as offshore wind, solar and hydroelectric power developers. He also has represented both water and electric utilities. Prior to joining the firm, Steve served as in-house counsel, and later as Assistant Director of National Affairs, for Boise Cascade Corporation and has held several regulatory executive roles at the Mead Corporation and its successor company, MeadWestVaco Corporation, before founding and operating a lobbying and public affairs firm in Maine.
- Cleantech & Renewable Energy
- Climate Strategy
- Energy & Telecommunications
- Government Affairs
- Maine Legislative Team
- Offshore & Onshore Wind Power
- University of Washington School of Law (J.D., 1986)
- University of California (B.S., 1980)
Board of Directors, Maine State Chamber of Commerce