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  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York

B.A., Ithaca College 

J.D., cum laude, SUNY Buffalo Law School

Steven focuses his practice in bankruptcy, creditors' rights, and commercial litigation. The bulk of his practice involves representing banks and other types of lenders in commercial loan workouts. He has experience in all aspects of loan workouts, including negotiating forbearance agreements, conducting Article 9 sales, replevin of collateral, lawsuits on debts instruments, foreclosures and representing creditors through their borrowers’ bankruptcy proceedings. He also represents financially troubled companies, both inside and outside of bankruptcy.

Steven has represented a wide range of clients, including private financial organizations, hard-money lenders, financial institutions, banks, lessors and lessees of equipment and real estate, health care facilities, agricultural lenders and bankruptcy trustees. He has also handled various commercial litigation matters relating to breach of contract, business torts, and construction/building.


  • Former publications editor, Buffalo Law Review
  • Medal of Excellence, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Jessup International Moot Court Competition Team


Professional Associations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • New York State Bar Association

  • Bar Association of Erie County

Community & Pro Bono

  • Salvation Army of Buffalo Advisory Board