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Growing up in Morgantown, West Virginia, Steven Royce knew that he wanted to make a positive impact on North Central West Virginia.  Today, Steven has the opportunity to fulfill that dream and work alongside community leaders and business owners that he’s known most of his life. 

Steven assists banks and successful closely held businesses in commercial financing arrangements, buying and selling real estate and other assets, and providing general business advice. Clients appreciate Steven’s personal involvement in their projects, as well as his excitement for their success.  Steven is well suited for a fast-paced legal practice and is known by clients and colleagues as being flexible, adaptable, and willing to pivot, as long as the best interest of his clients is top priority.   

Memberships & Awards

CALI Award - Insurance
CALI Award - Transactional Skills
Graduated magna cum laude, West Virginia University, B.S. (Accounting)
Chambers USA Associate to Watch

Key Experience

Advised landlord and tenant clients on business operations related to COVID-19
Represented financial institution in commercial loan structuring and documentation for rural fiber optic infrastructure construction project
Represented locally owned professional services organization in the divestiture of business assets to national competitor

Work Experience

2016 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2015 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2014 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC