Stephen Houston Joins Steptoe & Johnson’s Louisville Office

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Published: September 22, 2023

Louisville, KY – Stephen A. Houston has joined the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC as Of Counsel in the firm’s Louisville office. He joins the economic development practice in the Business Department and will be leading the firm’s equine law practice.

“It is a pleasure to welcome Stephen to our Louisville office,” said Steptoe & Johnson CEO Christopher L. Slaughter. “He brings over 20 years of diverse experience in business litigation and economic development matters to the firm that will help deepen our practice offerings nationwide.”

Houston has extensive experience with equine law, planning and zoning issues, closely held business disputes, estate planning, and environmental law. With an in-depth understanding of local Comprehensive Plans and zoning regulations, he often represents businesses and individuals with compliance and violation issues related to planning and zoning laws and ordinances. He also guides clients through all aspects of equestrian business issues including purchase and sale contracts, liability issues, regulations, insurance, animal welfare, dispute resolution, business planning, taxation, and breeding disputes.

Houston earned his law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville.

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