Steve Schain is a Senior Attorney at Hoban Law Group and admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Steve represents entities, governments and individuals in choosing a structure, preparing and submitting license application, regulation, compliance and litigation, and drafting legislation.
2019 National Law Journal “Finance, Banking, & Capital Markets Trailblazer” award winner, Senior Counsel Steve Schain chairs Hoban Law Group’s Pennsylvania and New Jersey practice and Financial Services Group. Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Steve represents entities, governments and individuals in litigation, regulation, compliance, preparing and submitting license applications, entity formation, and drafting legislation.
A nationally recognized consumer finance litigation, banking law and cannabis law expert, Steve is a The Legal Intelligencer, New Jersey Law Journal, and Cannabis Business Executive columnist, serves as a court appointed judge pro tempore and arbitrator and serves on, and makes regular presentations to, National Cannabis Industry Association, International Cannabis Bar Association, Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Group, Cannabis Professional Advancement Series, and Marijuana Business Daily.
Steve earned his B.A. degree from Pennsylvania State University and his J.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he served as an editor of the Law Review and graduated with honors. Before entering private practice, Steve served as law clerk to a U.S. District Court judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.