Steve joined the Office of the General Counsel in 2006. Steve received a B.A. in English summa cum laude from Brigham Young University in 1999 and a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2003, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a senior editor of the Columbia Law Review. Prior to working for BYU, he clerked on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for Judge Andrew J. Kleinfeld in Fairbanks, Alaska and was an associate at Morrison & Foerster, LLP in Irvine, California. Steve is licensed to practice in California, Hawaii, and Utah.