As a Partner in the firm’s Litigation Department and Chair of the Probate Litigation Practice Group, Steve primarily focuses on trust and estates disputes, providing business-based advocacy that meets his clients’ personal, practical, and financial needs.
Steve is a relationship-builder and trusted adviser. He is often representing trust and estate litigation clients in connection with a wide range of their business and personal matters.
Steve typically represents beneficiaries, fiduciaries, and creditors in disputes involving alleged breaches of fiduciary duty; disputed accountings; will contests; and alleged violations of the Prudent Investor Act and its predecessors. Over the past few years, Steve has managed cutting-edge probate litigation matters involving trusts and estates with assets in the hundreds of millions of dollars and frequently crossing international borders. Steve also represents businesses and individuals in a variety of litigation and regulatory matters involving contract, consumer protection, employment, non-compete, and other regulatory disputes.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Steven Malech