Steve represents participants in the construction industry with disputes in mediation, arbitration and litigation relating to disruption and interference claims, construction defects, wrongful terminations from state and federal contracts, bid disputes and lien foreclosures. He also provides counseling to industry clients by providing a variety of services, including risk management advice and contract drafting.
In addition to his construction practice, he regularly represents clients from various industries in federal government contract matters. These include advising clients on issues related to regulatory compliance issues, small business program matters (8(a), SDVOSB, VOSB, HUBZONE and WOSB), size and status protests, bid protests and disputes. He has appeared in the ASBCA, GAO, and SBA OHA.
Practicing since 1995, he is admitted in Ohio and West Virginia and is a member of the ABA Forum on Construction Industry, the ABA Public Contract Law Section, the ABA’s Construction Litigation Committee, AGC of Ohio, the OSBA and the Columbus Bar Association’s Construction Committee. He is also active in the Central Ohio Builders Exchange, where he chaired the Law Group and was a member of the Builder’s Exchange Rising Leader class of 2008.
Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., 1995
Miami University, A.B., 1992
West Virginia, 1995
AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®
The Best Lawyers in America©, Construction Law, 2014-2022
Ohio Rising Stars®, Construction Law, 2006-2008
American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry, Assistant Editor for online edition of Under Construction newsletter
American Bar Association Litigation Section, Construction Litigation Committee; Ohio case law editor for Construct!
Ohio State Bar Association, Construction and Government Contracts Committee
Columbus Bar Association, Construction Law Committee
Builders Exchange of Central Ohio, Chair, Law Group; Education Task Force
Associated General Contractors of Ohio, Legislation Committee
November 30, 2021
March 30, 2020
October 15, 2018
August 19, 2013
October 30, 2012