Steve assists clients through all stages of litigation, especially in the areas of consumer class actions, broker-dealer arbitrations, and civil appeals. His clients range from multi-national corporations to middle-market companies, small businesses, nonprofits, and individuals and families needing pro-bono assistance. For each of his clients, Steve brings an approach grounded in a strong foundation of legal research to empower his clients to make the most strategic decisions throughout the litigation process and achieve their desired result. Steve has experience briefing and arguing cases in state and federal appellate courts, trial courts, and arbitral tribunals. At the firm, Steve is a member of the LGBTQ+ Affinity Group and is the St. Louis office’s pro bono liaison to the Bar Association of Missouri St. Louis (BAMSL), where he also serves as the chair of BAMSL’s LGBTQ+ Committee. Additionally, Steve volunteers as a coach for the National Moot Court Team at the Washington University School of Law. Among other activities in law school, Steve was a Teaching Assistant for Legal Practice I and II and he served as Chief Notes Editor for the Washington University Law Review. He was also an extern law clerk for the ACLU of Missouri, and he returned to that role as a volunteer during his summer studying for the bar. At graduation, his classmates selected him to be the Voice of the Class, to present a speech at the commencement ceremony. Prior to law school, Steve taught middle school social studies in Jacksonville, Florida. Outside of his work at the firm, Steve is a certified group fitness instructor and a volunteer with the Human Rights Campaign-St. Louis.