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Steven is a member of King & Spalding’s Trial and Global Disputes practice group in its Houston office. His practice includes mass tort, environmental contamination, construction, non-compete, and complex commercial cases. Steven handles high-stakes matters involving multiple parties and large-scale discovery, and assists in developing winning narratives and case theories for use at trial and alternative dispute resolution.

Prior to joining the firm, Steven worked as an associate at a large international law firm in Houston, Texas, with a focus on employment issues and large collective actions. Before entering private practice, he served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Rhesa H. Barksdale of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and for the Honorable Brian S. Miller of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas. Steven graduated magna cum laude from Rutgers University School of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the school’s law review.  

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Credentials

J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, magna cum laude

B.A. Journalism, Rutgers College-New Brunswick

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Law Clerk, Rhesa H. Barksdale, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Law Clerk, Hon. Brian S. Miller, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas

Institute for Energy Law's Second Annual Leadership Class

Matters

Represented owner of billion-dollar construction project and secured favorable pre-suit outcome. 

Representing petrochemical company against allegations of flooding and water diversion.

Defended multiple oil and gas companies against allegations that historical oilfield operations contaminated soil and groundwater with chlorides and heavy metals.

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Represented owner of billion-dollar construction project and secured favorable pre-suit outcome. 

Representing petrochemical company against allegations of flooding and water diversion.

Defended multiple oil and gas companies against allegations that historical oilfield operations contaminated soil and groundwater with chlorides and heavy metals.

Defended oil and gas company against allegations that historical oil and gas operations along Louisiana’s coast contributed to coastal erosion.

Representing contractor in payment dispute with owner arising out of multi-million dollar pipeline construction project. 

Litigating numerous matters before Office of National Resources Revenue and Interior Board of Land Appeals involving federal leasing, exploration and production, and royalty matters.

Represented and obtained favorable result for upstream gas producer in contractual fee dispute against midstream transportation company.

Represented and defended multiple oil and gas companies in trade secret and restrictive covenant disputes.

Represented and obtained favorable outcome for employer in Fair Labor Standards Act matter before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

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January 21, 2021
Energy Newsletter - January 2021

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September 11, 2020
Energy Newsletter September 2020

Newsletter

August 3, 2020
Energy Newsletter - August 2020

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Matters

Represented owner of billion-dollar construction project and secured favorable pre-suit outcome. 

Representing petrochemical company against allegations of flooding and water diversion.

Defended multiple oil and gas companies against allegations that historical oilfield operations contaminated soil and groundwater with chlorides and heavy metals.

See more
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Close

Matters

Represented owner of billion-dollar construction project and secured favorable pre-suit outcome. 

Representing petrochemical company against allegations of flooding and water diversion.

Defended multiple oil and gas companies against allegations that historical oilfield operations contaminated soil and groundwater with chlorides and heavy metals.

Defended oil and gas company against allegations that historical oil and gas operations along Louisiana’s coast contributed to coastal erosion.

Representing contractor in payment dispute with owner arising out of multi-million dollar pipeline construction project. 

Litigating numerous matters before Office of National Resources Revenue and Interior Board of Land Appeals involving federal leasing, exploration and production, and royalty matters.

Represented and obtained favorable result for upstream gas producer in contractual fee dispute against midstream transportation company.

Represented and defended multiple oil and gas companies in trade secret and restrictive covenant disputes.

Represented and obtained favorable outcome for employer in Fair Labor Standards Act matter before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Insights

Newsletter

January 21, 2021
Energy Newsletter - January 2021

Newsletter

September 11, 2020
Energy Newsletter September 2020

Newsletter

August 3, 2020
Energy Newsletter - August 2020

View all

Credentials

J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, magna cum laude

B.A. Journalism, Rutgers College-New Brunswick

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Law Clerk, Rhesa H. Barksdale, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Law Clerk, Hon. Brian S. Miller, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas

Institute for Energy Law's Second Annual Leadership Class