Steven’s practice focuses on real estate and real estate finance, and the representation of buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants, borrowers and lenders, and other clients in commercial real estate matters. Steven is adept at assisting clients with the resolution of complex real estate, conventional and alternative financing, economic incentives, and tax issues. Steven has represented clients utilizing federal and state historic tax credits (HTC) to finance the redevelopment of historic properties, as well as redevelopment twinning new market tax credits (NMTC) with HTC. Steven also has experience representing clients in complex income housing tax credit (LIHTC) transactions. Prior to attending law school, Steven gained experience in tax compliance and planning for real estate clients while working as a certified public accountant (currently inactive). His legal and tax experience make him uniquely qualified to both plan and implement complex real estate and real estate finance transactions with an eye toward potential tax issues.
(B.B.A., summa cum laude, 2004)
(J.D., magna cum laude, 2012)
Executive Editor, Cleveland State Law Review
Real Estate Finance