Steve’s multifaceted real estate practice is enhanced by his ability to connect domestic and international clients with local organizations, businesses and vendors.

Real Estate Finance + Development

Steve advises investors and developers in a wide variety of real estate matters and transactions, assisting clients in the purchase and sale of residential property, multi-family apartment complexes, commercial property and affordable housing developments. Involved with every aspect of a transaction, Steve assists his business clients with entity formation and structuring, contractor agreement negotiations and disputes, leasing and financing. He also guides developers and non-profits through the various stages of acquiring and financing affordable housing and tax-credit projects, and works directly with a number of state and federal agencies. Steve provides counsel on a variety of title and survey related matters, helping his clients with the due diligence associated with acquiring real property. He also negotiates, drafts and interprets documents such as purchase and sale agreements, loan documents, conveyance documents, security instruments, closing documents, contractor agreements, and commercial and residential leases. 

Practice Areas


  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D., 2015)
  • The Ohio State University (B.S.B.A., 2012)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Special Honors

  • Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America®, Ones To Watch, 2021
  • Selected to the 2021 Ohio Rising Star list by Super Lawyers