Steven is the Founder and Managing Partner of EmergeCounsel, whose mission is to provide a worldwide clientele with legal counsel on the protection of intellectual property and business assets at a lower price point than large legal firms.
In order to fulfill its mission, Steven developed systems-based approaches, which combine best-in-class legal technology for legal research and management with a strong empathetic human element.
Steven is especially passionate about brand protection where he developed TotalTM®, a proprietary trademark prosecution system that combines predictive search technology, powerful docketing software, and passionate and knowledgeable trademark counsel on a competitive flat fee.
Steve not only has decades of experience as counsel but also previously headed a successful educational technology start-up in which he served as Founder, CEO, and General Counsel for seven years. He was also a Senior Attorney for a Fortune 50 tech company. In part because of his combined experiences, he acts as general counsel to entrepreneurs and companies especially those in the eCommerce and SaaS space.
Steve is a member of IR Global, an international legal network, and through his involvement is able to service foreign businesses with US interests, as well as US businesses with foreign interests.
Steve has received many awards, including being named a Super Lawyer for three consecutive years (2021-2023).