Steve advises technology and life sciences companies on a wide variety of antitrust and other regulatory issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions. Steve has extensive experience representing clients in M&A transactions reviewed by the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission. His recent experience includes defending clients involved in proceedings initiated under Section 7 of the Clayton Act, and in conduct investigations brought under Section 5 of the FTC Act. His practice also includes counseling clients on a variety of antitrust compliance and merger enforcement issues.
Steve focuses on all aspects of Hart-Scott-Rodino Act issues, including advising on applicability of the act and assisting clients in complying with its reporting and notification requirements. Steve also represents clients involved in large M&A transactions that undergo merger review.
Additionally, Steve manages all aspects of government investigation advocacy and response processes for his clients.
Prior to law school, Steve served in the U.S. Navy in the areas of cryptologic intelligence collection and information warfare.