Steve advises industrial, commercial, and municipal clients on a broad range of environmental, health, and safety (“EHS”) issues, including water quality, stormwater, water use, wastewater, waste, hazardous materials and safety, and air quality. He works with clients in various industry sectors, such as energy, oil and gas (including pipelines), manufacturing, food and beverage, metals, construction and land development, auto dealerships, education, and healthcare. Steve helps clients with EHS compliance, permitting, auditing, self-disclosures, and enforcement actions, including addressing issues with environmental agencies, river basin commissions, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”). He also advises clients on the environmental implications of business and real estate transactions and litigates environmental matters before courts and administrative hearing boards, including the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board.
Some examples of Steve’s work include:
Steve has also handled bid protests and internal investigations for clients in the construction and engineering sectors.
Steve has authored and co-authored articles and treatise chapters in the fields of environmental and energy law, including:
Bucknell University, B.A., 2007; cum laude, majoring in both political science and geography; Bucknell Prize in Geography; Patriot League Football Academic Honor Roll (2004 and 2005)
Widener University Commonwealth Law School, J.D., 2010; magna cum laude; Environmental Law Certificate, Law and Government Institute; Outstanding Law and Government Student Award; Outstanding Service Award; Outstanding Student Article; Internal Managing Editor, Widener Law Journal; President, Environmental Law and Policy Society
Environmental and Energy Law Section, Pennsylvania Bar Association
Dauphin County Bar Association
James S. Bowman American Inn of Court (2012-2014)
Knights of Columbus (Third Degree)
Harrisburg Young Professionals
U.S. District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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