Steven advises early- to late-stage startup companies on their full life cycle from inception and formation to later-stage scaling and expansion. With a keen understanding of the intricacies involved in the life sciences and technology startup ecosystems, Steven has established himself as a trusted advisor, offering invaluable counsel on a wide range of critical transactions. His practice 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. In 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."