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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)

    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