Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Steven J. Lee and Scott M. Press
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Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Steven J. Lee and Scott M. Press

September 3, 2019

Goldberg Segalla added two associates to its White Plains office: Steven J. Lee to the firm’s General Liability group and Scott M. Press to the firm’s Toxic Tort and Environmental Law group.

Steven practices civil litigation with a focus on representing clients in construction, development, property management, maintenance, and related industries. He counsels and defends clients in a wide range of general liability and employment matters. Prior to joining private practice, Steven was president and founder of Evolution Contracting, a Flushing, NY-based contracting company. As president, he managed all aspects of business management, sourcing of new clients, and project management. He also regularly performed complex construction projects, including direct communication and oversight with engineers, architects, designers, clients, subcontractors, tradesmen, inspectors, and employees.

Steven earned his bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Geneseo and his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law. During law school, he interned with the Immigration Project Clinic Practicum―Central American Refugee Center and the Immigration Protection Unit through the Pro Bono Scholars program for the New York Legal Assistance Group.

Scott focuses his practice in complex litigation involving issues of environmental law and land use. He also handles matters involving professional liability, insurance coverage, commercial disputes, and mass torts. His background includes counseling commercial entities in real estate acquisitions and sales, and leasing—especially with an eye toward environmental concerns—as well as stock purchases, business formation, shareholder/partnership agreements, and trademark issues.

Scott earned his juris doctor at Rutgers University School of Law, where he served as an editor of the Rutgers Law Review. During law school, he was also a clerk to the Hon. Arnold L. Natali Jr. of the New Jersey Superior Court.