Steven Monteforte


Education and Clerkships

J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1983, cum laude; Fordham Law Review, Articles Editor, 1982-1983

B.S., Long Island University, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 1978, summa cum laude

  • Law Clerk to Hon. Judge Lawrence W. Pierce, U.S. Circuit Judge, Second Circuit, 1983-1984


New York, 1984

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


Steven Monteforte is a recognized authority in the representation of large, institutional tenants in all aspects of their corporate facility needs in New York City and throughout the country, including commercial lease transactions and national and worldwide brokerage and facility management agreements. His 30 years of exclusive dedication to the representation of corporate tenants has allowed him to represent many prestigious national and international companies.

Steve brings to the table much more than just legal knowledge and craftsmanship. His clients turn to him even more so for his business insights and the wealth of experience he is able to draw upon in order to address seemingly unsolvable problems.

Steve’s abilities and reputation have consistently landed him on the annual lists of The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., (2010-2017) and New York Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, (2006-2014).


Best Lawyers

Haynes and Boone Featured in Best Lawyers in America 2017

Best Lawyers in America, an annual referral guide listing outstanding lawyers throughout the U.S., has recognized 108 Haynes and Boone lawyers across more than 50 practice areas in the 2017 edition.

Published by Woodward/White, Inc., August 2017


Super Lawyers

New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Single Out Haynes and Boone Lawyers

A group of well-regarded Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers have been recognized in New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2014.

Published by Thomson Reuters in September 2014

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