Decades of industry-specific experience enable Steve Ivester to provide clients with uncommon perspective and insight. A member of Sutherland's Litigation Practice Group, Steve focuses on energy and complex litigation discovery. Prior to entering law, Steve spent 20 years in the oil and gas and environmental services industries. Today, with more than 10 years of legal experience, Steve primarily manages legal document review and discovery projects.
Steve oversees a Sutherland team of contract attorneys which provides document review, data retention and e-discovery services in major energy litigation matters. To date, he has managed the efficient review and assessment of more than 70 million pages of documentation. His experience also includes patent litigation, insurance, bankruptcy, securities, employment and antitrust issues. Before joining Sutherland, Steve worked as an engineer with major oil and gas companies on international oil, gas and maritime matters.