Stephen is a senior partner and chair of Minden Gross LLP’s Commercial Leasing Group. He has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial leasing for office, retail, industrial, and other commercial properties, including alternative dispute resolution. Steve acts for leading national and international retailers, developers, landlords, and tenants and participates in commercial lease-related arbitrations and mediations as counsel, arbitrator, and mediator. He has served as an expert witness in commercial leasing matters. Steve is an active member of ICSC and a frequent lecturer, panellist, and moderator for LSUC, CBA, and industry and private groups. He is co-editor and a contributor to various leasing publications including: Shopping Centre Leases (Vols. I & II); Shopping Centre Leases (2nd ed.); Distress - A Commercial Landlord’s Remedy and Assignment, Subletting and Change of Control in a Commercial Lease. He is named as one of Canada’s Most Frequently Recommended lawyers in Property Leasing by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and also listed in Best Lawyers in Canada. Member of CBA, LSUC and ICSC. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1965.