Steven assists a variety of clients in acquisitions, mergers, and corporate finance transactions. He counsels both established and emerging growth companies in all business segments in expansion and financing strategies, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, technology and bio-technology licensing, corporate governance issues, succession planning, and related shareholder matters.
Steven also represents automotive dealers in the purchase and sale of domestic and foreign manufacturer automotive dealerships, in obtaining manufacturer approvals, and in negotiating floor plan financing.
In addition to his corporate and automotive practices, Steven advises clients in business aviation matters, representing domestic and international clients in the purchase, sale, and financing of corporate aircraft from manufacturers, prior owners, and operators. He also assists clients in negotiating aircraft charter, management, and leasing arrangements under Parts 91 and 135 of the Federal Aviation Regulations and in their participation in aircraft fractional interest programs with all major providers.
Steven serves on the executive committee and board of the Arts and Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, having served as its chair from 2012-2015. He also serves on the Central Board of Trustees and as a member of the executive committee of Settlement Music School, the largest community based arts and music school in the nation. In addition, Steven serves on the Board of Directors of Temple Adath Israel, in Merion, Pa. Previously, Steven served on the Board of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce from 2012-2015, and served as a child advocate for the Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Bar Association Child Advocacy Project.
Steven graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 1979, and he received his law degree, cum laude, from Temple University Law School in 1983, where he was an editor of Temple Law Review.