Phone: 248-990-2208
Address: 550 W. Merrill St., Suite 100, Birmingham Mi 48009

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  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D.

    • Law Review

    • Moot Court

  • Wayne State University Business School, M.B.A.

  • Michigan State University, B.A. Business Administration

  • Cambridge University—England, Business Law

Practice Areas

Outside General Counsel
Technology Law
Data Law
Mergers & Acquisitions
Venture Capital
Private Equity
Marketing/Advertising Law
Entertainment Law
Business Law
Real Estate
Liquor Law




Steve’s business transactional practice involves general corporate counseling, mergers & acquisitions, start-up counseling, technology licensing and a variety of contract law matters. Steve’s clients include technology & software developers, data companies, cloud-based services companies, IT companies, marketing agencies, automotive suppliers, property developers, craft breweries & distilleries, chefs & restaurants, filmmakers, musicians and artists.

Steve received his Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University and his Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctorate from Wayne State University where he was a member of Law Review and Moot Court. Steve is also an adjunct professor of law at Western Michigan University, Cooley School of Law and is involved in the following organizations:

Arts, Communication, Entertainment and Sports Section of the Michigan State Bar
Association for Corporate Growth
Automation Alley
Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3)
EO Accelerator
Michigan Venture Capital Association
Royal Oak Film Society
Tech Town
Venture Park


  • dBusiness Top Lawyer every year since 2012

  • Michigan Super Lawyer every year since 2013