Steve provides strategic advice to clients with environmental issues arising from permitting, regulatory complexity, federal and state enforcement and business transactions.
His experience spans numerous environmental areas, and he spends a substantial portion of his time working on matters related to air quality, solid and hazardous waste, incident response, risk management planning, and transactional support.
His clients typically run businesses subject to multiple layers of environmental requirements. He works to achieve business objectives by analyzing regulatory and permitting structures, crafting compliance options and strategies, and advising on compliance programs to achieve sustainability.
Steve gained practical experience from serving as in-house environmental counsel at two multinational corporations, as Director of EHS Audit at an energy and environmental services company, and as a government enforcement lawyer in the role of Deputy General Counsel at the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.
Steve is serving a three-year term as a member of Beveridge & Diamond’s Management Committee, is a founder of B&D’s Massachusetts office, and previously served for eight years as the managing principal of that office.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Stephen M. Richmond