Mr. Houck concentrates in the field of antitrust and commercial litigation. His extensive antitrust experience includes both government service and private practice. While Chief of the Antitrust Bureau, New York State Attorney General's Office (1995 to 1999), Steve acted as lead trial counsel for the 20 state plaintiffs in the government lawsuit against Microsoft. He has represented private clients, both plaintiffs and defendants, in numerous antitrust litigations as well as before government agencies. Steve is a member of the Executive Committee, and a former Chair, of the Antitrust Section of the New York State Bar Association, and has lectured and written on a variety of antitrust topics.
Steve also has extensive commercial litigation experience. As a partner at Donovan Leisure Newton & Irvine and Reboul MacMurray Hewitt Maynard & Kristol, Steve represented clients in a broad range of commercial disputes, arbitrations and tort actions. He also served as Vice President of the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution and Co-Chair of the Homelessness Committee of the New York County Lawyers Association.
A. B. magna cum laude, Princeton Univ. (1969).
J.D. Harvard Law School (1969).