Steven R. Burwell

Partner - New York

Steven Burwell
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Steve Burwell is a partner in Foley Hoag's Capital Markets Practice. With over 20 years of experience advising on and executing capital markets transactions, he focuses on corporate and securities law matters and public company representation across all industries, including, but not limited to, technology, healthcare and life sciences.

Steve’s extensive work within the banking industry makes him uniquely positioned to counsel issuers and underwriters on a wide array of debt and equity capital markets transactions. Prior to joining Foley Hoag, he enjoyed a significant and lengthy career at Deutsche Bank, holding various legal positions within the organization. Steve's most recent role was that of Managing Director and Associate General Counsel, Head of Corporate Finance/Global Capital Markets Legal in the Americas. 

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  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1998
  • Amherst College, B.A., 1993

Professional Experience

  • Deutsche Bank AG, various counsel roles (2003-2019) 


  • Moot Court Editor, Columbia Law School
  • Columbia Journal of Law & Social Problems


  • Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Capital Markets Committee, Past Member
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Corporate Financing Committee, Past Member
  • Brooklyn Friends School, Trustee
  • Farm and Wilderness Foundation, Trustee
  • Black Law Students Association, Columbia Law School, Member 
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