A member of the firm’s Partner and Executive Boards and Chair of the Corporate Department, Steve applies his Wharton M.B.A. to deliver strategic advice to boards of directors and senior executives of publicly traded operating companies and investment management firms. He has structured mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and venture capital transactions in excess of $5 billion. He has served clients in financial services, transportation and manufacturing and has represented several early stage technology-focused companies on matters ranging from incentive compensation structures to technology licensing agreements.
Steve has led numerous debt and equity offerings for investment companies and unregistered investment funds, numerous public offerings of debt, equity and rights to acquire equity, including several IPOs, and several private placements of securities. He has also advised and assisted in numerous venture capital investments, representing recipient companies and venture investors.
Steve’s capital market and corporate governance guidance is sought by boards of directors, independent directors, and special committees of public companies, investment advisors and fund managers.