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About E. Steve

Steve concentrates on public finance matters and acts as bond counsel, disclosure counsel and underwriters’ counsel on various matters. In the corporate and securities arena, he advises clients in the merger and acquisition of publicly traded and privately held companies, private equity transactions and nonprofit representations.

Steve is active in several community, civic and charitable activities. He serves as a trustee of the Dallas Bar Foundation and on the Council for the Business Law Section. Steve has also held leadership positions or served on the boards of the Dallas Bar Association, The Entrepreneurship Institute of Dallas, First Tee, Harmony Community Development Corporation, J.L. Turner Legal Association and the State Bar of Texas.

He has received presidential citations from the J.L. Turner Legal Association and Dallas Bar Foundation.



Thurgood Marshall School of Law,
magna cum laude
Dartmouth College,

Bar Admissions



State Bar of Texas, Presidential Candidate, 2012; Board of Directors, Section Representative, 2007–2010; African American Lawyers Section Chair, 2008–2009
Dallas Bar Foundation, Trustee, 2016–2018
Business Law Section, Chair, 2017–2018; Council, 2016–2018; Secretary-Treasurer, 2003–2004
J.L. Turner Legal Association, Foundation Chair, 2016; President, 2008
Dartmouth Entrepreneur Network, Texas Lead, 2015
Dallas Urban Debate Alliance, Director, 2015
Harmony Community Development Corporation, Board of Directors, 2015
Dallas Bar Association, Director, 2008
The Entrepreneur Institute of Dallas, 2007
First Tee, Dallas, 2006
National Association of Bond Lawyers




Thomson Reuters
Texas Super Lawyers
Rising Star, 2005–2009, 2011–2013
J.L. Turner Legal Association, Presidential Citation
State Bar of Texas, Presidential Citation
State Bar of Texas Foundation, Fellow
Dallas Bar Association Foundation, Fellow
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Fellow