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Languages spoken: Russian, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Health Care: 50%
  2. Business: 30%
  3. Franchising: 10%
  4. Agriculture: 10%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Daniel John Mccarey

    I endorse Steve. We were collegues for a few years at Iverson in Los Angeles. Steve is a great advocate for his clients and an excellent attorney.


    Daniel Mccarey Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Phil Nelson

    Steve is formidable opponent, a critical and creative thinker and a true professional. I don't hesitate to endorse him.


    Phil Nelson Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

PacWest Center
1211 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 1900
Portland, OR, 97204-3719


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising Star - Health Care LawOregon Super Lawyers2014
Rising Star - Health Care LawOregon Super Lawyers2013
Rising Star, - Health Care LawOregon Super Lawyers2012
Rising Star - Health Care LawOregon Super Lawyers2011
Rising Star - Health Care LawOregon Super Lawyers2009
FellowOregon State Bar Leadership College2008
GraduateOregon State Bar Trial Advocacy College2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorNational College of Natural Medicine2011 - Present
AttorneySchwabe, Williamson & Wyatt2004 - Present
AssociateYukevich, Calfo & Cavanaugh2002 - 2004
AssociateIverson, Yoakum, Papiano & Hatch2002 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State BarN/A2009 - Present
OSB Health Law SectionExecutive Committee2008 - Present
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
Oregon State BarMember2004 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2002 - Present
OSB CLE CommitteeN/A2010 - 2011
CARES NorthwestResource Development Board2009 - 2011
OSB Antitrust Law SectionMember2007 - 2009
Oregon Minority Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - 2009
OSB Product Liability SectionExecutive Committee2005 - 2008
Multnomah County Bar AssociationMember2004 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Fox v. Collins, 213 Or App 451 (2007)N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
AHLA Physician Organizations NewsletterWhen is the Physician-Patient Relationship Formed? The Oregon Court of Appeals Clarifies, But Questions Remain2010
Cascade Business NewsThe Wave of the Future: Non-Traditional Financing Strategies for Health Care Provider Growth2009
Oregon Wine PressBig Box Boxed in Wine-Wise: Costco Wholesale Corp. dealt a setback by Ninth Circuit2008
Oregon Association of Defense CounselEmerging Best Practices For Defending Punitive Damages Claims2007
Oregon Wine PressOregon Wine Lovers Toast New Law2007
Oregon Association of Defense Counsel NewsletterThe Right to Private Inspections in Products Liability Cases2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern California Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of Southern CaliforniaInternational RelationsMA - Masters2001
University of California - San DiegoPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts (cum laude)1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mental Health & the LawMedical Records Law2012
December 2012 Brown BagErosions of the Peer Review Privilege2012
Clarke County Bar Association Ethics CLEMandatory Child Abuse Reporting in Oregon2012
Oregon Bar CLE: HIPAA & HITECHHIPAA & Litigation2010
Medical Records LawHIPAA, HITECH and their Impact on Business Associates2010
Jackson County Bar AssociationHIPAA/HITECH: Business Associate Rule's Impact on Lawyers2010
HIPAA and Medical Records LawMedical Records2010
CLE seminarMandatory Child Abuse Reporting2010