Steven Berrent

Steptoe LLP

Steven is an accomplished leader in legal technology and innovation, currently serving as the Director of IT Innovation and Architecture at Steptoe LLP. With over two decades of combined experience as an attorney and technologist, Steven possesses a differentiated blend of legal acumen and technical expertise. He specializes in crafting and implementing solutions that enhance attorneys’ and legal professionals’ ability to deliver unparalleled legal services. Prior to his role at Steptoe LLP, Steven served as an IT Director, Litigator and strategic advisor in top-tier AmLaw 20 law firms and leading global consultancies, where he honed his skills in legal services, strategic technology management and client service. Steven's strategic leadership and insights have shaped the landscape of legal services and earned him commendations, including being recognized as a "Legal Rebel" by the ABA Journal for his ability to forecast the direction of litigation and technology, and conceptualize results for clients. Steven holds degrees from Emory University and Cornell Law School and is admitted to practice in New York State, the Southern District of New York, and the District of Columbia. Beyond his professional endeavors, he is a devoted family man, actively supporting his two children in their pursuits and indulging his passion for music by playing bass guitar in his leisure time.