Vice President, General Counsel
Steve serves as Lewis Tree’s General Counsel and Vice President, and is a member of its Senior Leadership Team. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and his Juris Doctorate from Northwestern University. Prior to joining Lewis Tree, Steve served for nearly a decade as General Counsel and Vice President for one of the nation’s largest and most successful outdoor services companies. Before coming in-house, Steve represented numerous successful companies and banking institutions as outside counsel at a large international law firm, in Washington, DC. Steve began his career in the vegetation management industry as an hourly laborer for a landscaping and tree care company in his home town of Rochester, NY.
In addition, Steve has served as a speaker and panelist at national and regional events for the Association of Corporate Counsel, the world’s largest professional group of in-house attorneys, and is an active member of the Rochester General Counsel Roundtable. Steve also serves on the Board of Directors for the Monroe Community College Foundation. Steve is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys skiing, fishing, kayaking, and hiking with his family.Meet our other team members