Steve represents clients in antitrust, intellectual property, and other complex litigation, with a particular focus on high technology and communications matters.
He brings extensive experience and judgment based on decades of practice in U. S. courts and before state, federal, and international enforcement agencies. He has successfully litigated disputes in courts throughout the United States and successfully advocated for clients in international administrative fora, including in the United States, European Union, Korea, Taiwan, and Japan. He has also counseled clients extensively through some of their most complex disputes and business challenges, and is regularly called upon by major clients to consult and advise at the highest level.
Prior to joining the firm in 2000, Steve was a trial attorney with the Antitrust Division of the U. S. Department of Justice in San Francisco. His experience with the Antitrust Division covered the full range of antitrust enforcement, including extensive criminal, merger, non-merger civil and policy work. He was a senior member of the trial team in United States v. Microsoft Corporation (D.D.C. 1998). Steve has been named a Northern California Super Lawyer each of the past four years.