After graduating from Penn State, Steve earned his juris doctorate at Columbia University as well as a master’s degree in history from George Washington University. He is a partner with the Steptoe & Johnson LLP law firm, where he specializes in federal regulation of oil and gas pipelines. He has been active for many years in the American Bar Association, including as a member of the House of Delegates and serving as chair of the Infrastructure and Regulated Industries Section and on the ABA Standing Committee for the Law Library of Congress. At Penn State, in addition to his service on Development Council, he has been an executive board member for the Society of Distinguished Alumni as well as a mentor for the Schreyer Honors College and the College of the Liberal Arts. Steve and his spouse, Janice, have been very generous to the college, especially to the Richards Civil War Era Center, where they funded a lecture series and a post-doctoral scholars program.