Steve has a recognized ability to present complicated factual or technical matters to juries and judges, from technology matters to financial issues from corporate fraud to sports law to environmental problems.
Steve has been recognized by Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as "a tremendous advocate" among trial lawyers nationwide. He is ranked by Chambers Global in Commercial Litigation and as a "Star Individual" in Oregon for General Commercial Litigation. Steve is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), which comprises the top 1 percent of the trial bar in the United States and Canada and is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL), an invitation-only organization whose membership is limited to 500 lawyers. He has been consistently ranked in the top 10 lawyers in Oregon by Super Lawyers and is recognized in seven Best Lawyers categories, including Bet-the-Company Litigation.