True North Law LLC
Steve concentrates on trial and appellate property rights litigation in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, federal district courts and courts of appeals, and in the U.S. Supreme Court.
Steve also specializes in election litigation, representing high-profile political campaigns and organizations in matters that include redistricting, ballot access challenges, recounts, and post-election challenges. Steve is a highly sought-after teacher and presenter on property rights and election law issues.
Prior to joining True North Law, Steve was a litigator with Arent Fox for six years. Prior to private practice, Steve served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, where he litigated federal civil rights, Federal Tort Claims Act, employment discrimination, and immigration claims in federal, state, and appellate courts as well as assisting in criminal prosecutions. After leaving the Department of Justice, Steve served as the Missouri Election Day Operations Director for the Mitt Romney presidential campaign, where he oversaw all election law-related issues in the state.
Earlier in Steve’s career, he served as the 62nd Chief Clerk and Administrator of the Missouri House of Representatives, where he directed all legislative action, performed constitutional duties, and managed all agency staff and operations. Steve also clerked for Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.