Steve represents clients from closely held businesses to public corporations in all aspects of corporate, business and commercial law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions. He assists clients with matters, including entity selection, asset and real estate transactions, joint ventures, acquisitions, sales, management contracts and operating agreements. He provides on-going advice and counsel on day-to-day operational, business, real estate and tax issues.Prior to joining the firm, Steve was an officer with Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. and a Partner at Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP. He also worked as a senior tax-accountant at Arthur Young & Company for two years after law school. Steve has completed a number of classes in the LL.M Tax Program at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.