Steve is the founder of Hexagon CyberLaw, and has been practicing law for over 15 years. He began his career at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, the most respected prosecutor’s office in the nation, where he worked as a “Major Case” prosecutor in the Office’s Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau. While there, Steve led several long-term and complex investigations and prosecutions, many of which entailed data breaches of Fortune 500 companies. After moving to Colorado, Steve continued his career as a prosecutor in the Financial Fraud unit of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office, before subsequently moving on to practicing civil law at a small Colorado firm. Steve is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the foremost data privacy and security organization in the world. After demonstrating his knowledge and capability in the area of data privacy and security by passing a rigorous exam, the IAPP designated Steve as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP). In December of 2016, the IAPP selected Steve to serve a two-year term as co-chair of its Denver chapter. Drawing upon his experience, Steve has lectured on data privacy and cybersecurity issues to other attorneys and professionals. Steve is admitted to practice law in Colorado, New York, and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. Steve enjoys spending time with his family, bicycle racing (road, mountain, gravel, & cyclocross), skiing, snowboarding, and playing his electric guitar (named “Layla”).