Steven was called to the Bar of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1976. After a successful 9 years of private practice specializing in real estate and corporate commercial law and partner in the law firm of Offer & David, he was first elected as Member of Provincial Parliament for the riding of Mississauga North in 1985; and was re-elected in 1987 and 1990. Within a short time after joining the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in 1985, Steven was appointed Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Consumer and Commercial Relations from June 1985 to September 1987; In 1987 Steven was appointed Parliamentary Assistant to the Attorney General and served in that capacity until 1989. In 1989 he was appointed to cabinet as the Solicitor General of Ontario.
Following his successful political career Steven joined the law firm of Anderson Sinclair in 1995 and pursued the practice of law in the areas of residential and corporate and commercial law. Additionally he became more involved in the provision of services to financial institutions and has been with the organization through to its evolution today where he has been instrumental in the creation of a variety of lending programs and processes.
Steven now serves as the Secretary of the Title Insurance Industry Association of Canada (TIIAC). He is also on the Government Relations Committee for the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP) and is a member of the CAAMP Fraud Committee.
Steven has never forgotten the importance of community. He is a founding member of the Mississauga Children’s Festival, past board member of Forum Italia Non-Profit Housing Corporation; Mississauga Board of Trade and past member and Chair of the Mississauga Economic Advisory Council. He is currently the President of the Community Foundation of Mississauga.