Steve thrives at tackling complex and difficult legal problems, and presenting his clients with practical and feasible solutions. He possesses the innate ability to think critically and effectively when time is of the essence, and enjoys the challenge of adapting to any given circumstance. Steve attracts a diverse client base, and each benefits from his skill and enthusiasm for the law.
Before joining Verrill Dana, Steve served as a law clerk to the Honorable John A. Woodcock of the United States District Court for the District of Maine. During law school, Steve served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Kermit V. Lipez of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Steve also worked as a teaching assistant for first-year law students in the areas of Constitutional Law, Contracts, and Legal Writing I & II, and assisted the Maine Law Review in his role as Articles Editor.
When Steve is outside the office, he devotes much of his time and energy to any and all aspects of baseball. During his time as a graduate student at Clark University, he wrote his masterâ€™s thesis on the role of baseball during Reconstruction, which was subsequently published in a reputable history journal. Also, while in law school, Steve coached the junior varsity baseball team at Falmouth High School. Currently, Steve enjoys obsessing over the Boston Red Sox, and discussing baseball history. When the Red Sox are not in play, Steve turns his attention to the Celtics and Patriots.
University of Maine School of Law (J.D., 2014), summa cum laude
Clark University (M.A., 2011)
Clark University (B.A., 2010), magna cum laude