Steven A. Harris

Of Counsel
Bar/Court Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
Education
  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2008
  • B.S., cum laude, Foreign Service and International Politics, Georgetown University, 2002
  • Study Abroad, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2001

Steve is a member of the Firm’s International Business Group, providing his clients with practical advice and guidance on all manner of import, export control and other trade compliance-related matters. Prior to re-joining Cohen & Grigsby, he served as Corporate Counsel and Director of International Trade Compliance for II-VI Incorporated, where he oversaw a corporate trade compliance department for a publicly traded engineered materials and laser technology company with 9,000 employees operating in 14 countries.

  • Corporate Counsel and Director of International Trade Compliance, II-VI Incorporated, 2012-2016
  • Associate, Sherrard, German & Kelly, 2011-2012
  • Associate, Cohen & Grigsby, 2008-2011
  • Legal Intern, MEDRAD Inc. (now Bayer HealthCare), 2007
  • Legal Intern, Kosovo Ministry of Justice/United Nations Mission in Kosovo, 2006
  • Project Assistant, Jones Day, 2004-2005
  • Litigation Paralegal, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, 2003-2004
  • Program Assistant, Council for International Exchange of Scholars, 2001-2002
  • Intern, Office of U.S. Senator John McCain, 2000
  • Board Member, Cameroon Football Development Program
  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2008
    • International and Comparative Law Certificate
    • U.S. Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow (focus: Spanish and the European Union)
    • Pitt Appellate Moot Court: Semi-Finalist and Best Brief Award
    • Charles S. Perlow Scholarship
    • Articles Editor, The Pittsburgh Journal of Technology Law and Policy
    • Legal Analysis and Writing Teaching Assistant
  • B.S., cum laude, Foreign Service and International Politics, Georgetown University, 2002
    • International Business Diplomacy Certificate
    • Phi Alpha Theta, National History Honor Society
    • Staff Writer, The Hoya
  • Study Abroad, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2001