Steven Solow Esq.

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Solow, Steven P.

Steven P. Solow is Co-Head of Environmental practice and Co-Head of the White Collar Defense, Internal Investigations and Compliance practice in the firm's Washington, D.C., office. Mr. Solow is also a Member of Katten’s Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.

He focuses his practice on business crimes, internal investigations, corporate compliance and security programs and environmental civil and criminal litigation. He represents and counsels corporations and business associations regarding their legal and regulatory obligations, develops integrated compliance programs that address corporate and government expectations and represents both corporate and individual clients in white collar cases.

Mr. Solow advises chemical, energy, utility, homebuilding, construction, pipeline, shipping and technology companies on a range of regulatory matters, including enforcement defense, internal investigations, litigation, compliance issues and homeland security matters. He counsels senior management and corporate boards of directors on corporate best practices and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Major energy companies seek Mr. Solow’s advice on the regulatory standards applicable to all energy sources—including hydraulic fracturing—as well as security and site vulnerability assessments. He also provides experienced representation to major international shipping concerns in connection with maritime and environmental matters involving the US Coast Guard and other agencies.

Formerly chief of the Department of Justice (DOJ) Environmental Crimes Section, Mr. Solow supervised 30 federal prosecutors and oversaw the prosecution of environmental criminal cases nationwide. He also coordinated an international law enforcement initiative to combat smuggling of banned chemicals into the U.S. and served on an Interpol workgroup. As a member of the U.S. Attorney General’s White Collar Crime Council, he worked closely with U.S. Attorney’s Offices and numerous federal investigative agencies, including the U.S. Department of Transportation Inspector General (DOT-IG), Environmental Protection Agency’s Criminal Investigations Division (EPA-CID), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), U.S. Coast Guard, Customs, Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Interpol and state, local and foreign law enforcement agencies. He also has worked as a consultant to the EPA and private sector clients.

Mr. Solow was a prosecutor with the New York State Organized Crime Task Force for five years. He also served as law clerk to the Honorable Harold L. Murphy of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Mr. Solow received his B.A. from Brown University and his J.D. from New York University School of Law.