Steve focuses his practice on the representation of domestic and international contractors in a wide range of construction litigation and governmental contract matters. He has represented domestic and international construction contractors on power projects, high-rise projects and major infrastructure projects, among others. His experience also includes representing contractors performing projects domestically and abroad for the United States government. Steve has provided construction and government contractor clients with contract development advice, project performance counseling and preparation and litigation of claims, including defense of alleged False Claims Act violations and qui tam actions. He has also advised local contractors and developers on private construction projects, including office buildings, condominiums and mixed-use facilities. Clients represented range from tunneling contractors and tunnel owners to investors in power plant projects.
Steve has extensive alternative dispute resolution experience as well as trial experience before numerous state and federal courts, arbitration tribunals and boards of contract appeals. He has frequently assisted clients in responding to cure notices as well as handling terminations for default and convenience.
Steve is Co-chair of the firm’s Construction & Design practice group.
Before joining the firm in 2010, Steve practiced with leading East Coast and national firms. He served clients at Holland & Knight from 2003 to 2009.