Steve works to defend physicians and other healthcare professionals in medical malpractice claims. With over 30 years of experience, he’s able to bring a breadth of knowledge and experience to each claim that he defends. Steve also handles commercial and general liability insurance defense claims.
Prior to joining Smith Freed Eberhard, Steve worked for a mid-size law firm in Portland, Oregon defending medical malpractice and professional liability claims. Steve began his legal career in California in 1984 with a general commercial litigation practice, until his return to Oregon in 1988.
Steve handles all aspects of a claim from mediation to trial. He represents clients from both regional and national insurance carriers.