He has been resident in Japan for nearly two decades. He advises Japanese and international clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, particularly in the areas of real estate acquisition and financing, bank lending, corporate structuring and restructuring, and onshore/offshore joint ventures. He also regularly advises clients on licensing matters.
Steven is experienced in representing international commercial banks and institutional lenders on the lender side and many high-profile active borrowers investing into Japan in a variety of asset and structured finance transactions, with a focus on real estate. His practice also includes fund formation, structured finance, M&A, and other general corporate matters.
Steven is admitted to the Connecticut bar and the Florida bar. He is also registered as a Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi (foreign registered attorney) in Japan.