born Toledo, Ohio, August 5, 1971; admitted to bar 1996, South Carolina.
Education: College of Charleston (B.A., B.S., 1993); University of South Carolina (J.D., 1996). Omicron Delta Epsilon.
Member: South Carolina Bar, Spartanburg County Bar Association, American Bar Association.
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General Biographical Sketch
Steve joined the law firm as an associate in 1996 and became partner in 2002. Steve’s practice focuses mainly in the areas of commercial transactions, business organizations, purchases and sales of closely held businesses, commercial financing transactions, and real estate closings – both residential and commercial. Steve also has experience in collections and foreclosures and the representation of both lenders and borrowers in loan transactions and loan work-outs. Steve represents both buyers and sellers in real estate transactions – from as simple as the purchase of a residence to as sophisticated as the sale of a multi-property commercial real estate portfolio.
Steve has served on the board of many non-profit organizations in the Spartanburg, South Carolina community and has expertise in non-profit governance issues. Presently Steve serves on the City of Spartanburg’s Civil Service Commission and is Chairman of the Board of the Spartanburg Community College Foundation. Steve also serves on a local arts organization known as Hub-Bub, and on the local advisory board of TD Bank. He also serves in an advisory capacity for Safe Homes – Rape Crisis Coalition.
Steve is 1993 graduate of the College of Charleston (B.S. and B.A.) and a 1996 graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D.). Steve was the inaugural recipient of the Honorable Bruce C. Littlejohn Spartanburg County Young Lawyer Award. Steve is licensed to practice in state and federal courts in South Carolina.