Stephen supports contractors, subcontractors, and public and private owners in the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts for infrastructure and commercial projects of all natures and sizes. Stephen also provides guidance and assistance to project management teams on a variety of issues arising during the performance of construction projects, including pursuing relief for excusable events, addressing lien claims and discharging sub-tier liens, and finalizing completion certificates and project close-out. Stephen’s passion is to leverage his breadth of knowledge and experience to represent his clients’ needs in the construction process as effectively and efficiently as possible.
Before law, Stephen was a structural engineer in Colorado, designing various commercial and public structures and gaining his Professional Engineer license. While supporting transportation and land development projects, he designed bridges, retaining walls and culverts, and oversaw preparation of design plans and construction services. His work in the private sector focused on mid-size vertical commercial, where he designed foundations, retaining walls, floor systems and connections.
Stephen joined BBG Law after seven years as Senior In-House Counsel for an international renewable energy company specializing in the development and construction of utility-scale solar, wind, and battery storage projects. This followed his time as a business litigation associate in the construction practice group of a top-100 law firm.
Stephen enjoys biking, hiking, snowboarding and otherwise spending time in the Rocky Mountains with his wife and three children.