Steve has a passion for orchestrating; whether it’s playing jazz saxophone, handling a transaction or obtaining a land use permit. Steve’s practice focuses on business planning and transactions, real estate transactions, leasing and financials, land-use and growth management planning, and government strategies. As a founder of Horenstein Law Group, Steve brings clients a serious depth of professional experience after having represented hundreds of clients throughout the Pacific Northwest. Steve proudly takes on some of the toughest projects in the region.
In the real estate area, Steve has represented numerous local and regional private businesses, real estate developers, and public-sector clients regarding sales and exchanges, acquisitions, condominiums, and financing.
Steve offers expertise in land use planning and permitting, property development and financing matters, and Growth Management Act planning and compliance, as well as in development and environmental permitting.
Steve’s practice also includes business planning and transactions, with an emphasis on formations and sales, mergers, and acquisitions.
Additionally, Steve has extensive experience in government affairs and tribal law. He has represented a number of business and real estate clients on a broad range of legislative and public policy issues before a variety of local, state, and federal bodies and agencies. He has successfully drafted and advocated for the passage of legislation in a variety of areas, including economic development, transportation, land use planning, environmental, sales tax reform, solid waste management, and health care.
Steve also has extensive experience working with Native American Tribes. His clients have included the Cowlitz, Mohegan, Kalispel, and Nooksack tribes.