Stephen focuses his practice on mergers & acquisitions, private equity, financings, commercial real estate transactions, and general corporate matters. He has experience representing clients in a variety of industries, including life sciences, technology, manufacturing, wine, health care, insurance, and financial services. He also regularly advises start-ups from the formation of a business entity through a sale of the company. In his commercial real estate practice, Stephen represents parties on all sides of transactions, including buyers, sellers, lenders, borrowers, landlords and tenants.
Prior to joining Mintz, Stephen was an associate in the Business Practice Group of a national law firm, where he worked on transactional and general corporate matters and served as outside general counsel to a Community Development Financial Institution. Earlier, he practiced at two Southern California law firms, focusing primarily on transactions and related matters.
While attending law school, Stephen had internships with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Homeland Security, and the San Diego County District Attorney's Office. In law school, he served as the articles and comments editor for the University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review. Stephen also received the Dean's Certificate of Achievement Award for his work in the International Business Crimes course.
- University of Miami (JD, cum laude)
- Sonoma State University (BS)