Steven advises early- to late-stage startup technology companies on a variety of transactions. This includes formation of startup companies, venture capital and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property protection and licensing, and other corporate and commercial transactions in both domestic and international marketplaces. Steven's practice also includes representing venture capital firms and other investors.

Chambers USA and Legal 500 consistently rank Steven among the leaders for venture capital, startups and emerging companies. Most recently in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA, a client commented that Steven is “remarkably thoughtful, proactive, diligent, hard-working and genuinely has me and my company's best interests top of mind." Another client commented that Steven is “smart, informed, self-effacing and always willing to grind through complexity and guide us to optimal outcomes."

Representative Clients

  • Blue River Technology
  • Built Robotics
  • CaptivateIQ
  • Care Zone
  • Career Karma
  • d.light design
  • Dynamic Signal
  • Eden Technologies
  • Faire
  • Found
  • GitLab
  • Hypertrack
  • Insightly
  • Intacct
  • Ironclad
  • Lessen
  • Mythical Games
  • Omidyar Network
  • Orbital Insight
  • Punchh
  • Reliable Robotics
  • Rescale
  • Roofstock
  • SentinelOne
  • Tala
  • ValiMail
  • Velo3D
  • Zeplin
  • ZipRecruiter

Education & Admissions

J.D., University of California, Davis

M.B.A., University of California, Davis

B.A., Political Science
University of California, Los Angeles

Admitted to practice in California


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