Steve leverages his background in Computer Science to help U.S. and international corporate clients respond to the rapidly evolving legal and technological environment behind data privacy, security, and information governance challenges. Steve is a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the U.S. and Europe (CIPP/US; CIPP/E).
Steve received his law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law, where he was inducted into the Order of the Coif. While at KU, Steve interned with the Honorable David J. Waxse, who is a leading expert in the field of eDiscovery. Steve also served as an Articles Editor on Volume 61 of the Kansas Law Review and helped lead the transition from paper to electronic editing. He received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for achieving top scores in Contracts, Constitutional Law, Torts I, Lawyering Skills I and II, Intellectual Property, Secured Transactions, Federal Courts, Trusts and Estates, and Conflict of Laws.
- Speaker, Recent Developments in State and Federal Privacy and Security Laws and Regulations, Association of Corporate Counsel, Mid-America Chapter, Omaha, Nebraska, April 12, 2017.
- Speaker, Inviting Legal to the BYOD Party, Douglas County Bar Association, Lawrence, Kansas, August 18, 2016.
- Speaker, Connected Medical Devices: How to Reduce Risks Inherent in an Internet-of-Things-that-Can-Help-or-Harm, Missouri Health Information Management Association (MoHIMA) Annual Meeting, Blue Springs, Missouri, April 21, 2016.
- Co-Author, No HIPAA, No Problem? Not Necessarily. State Law Privacy and Security Challenges for Consumer Health Devices, The Data & Security Dispatch, Vol. 2, No. 1, May 2016.