Steven Stone

Steven Stone has been with the firm since he received his J.D., first as an associate attorney and then as a partner. He is a legal advisor, business strategist, conservationist and philanthropist. A trusted advisor and confidant to the individuals, families and organizations he counsels, Steven brings broad legal experience, deep intuition and a skill for creative strategic planning in a variety of contexts.

As a partner in Rubin Winston Diercks Harris & Cooke, Steven advises clients on a wide range of legal matters. He provides legal and business advice to new and operating businesses, and advises high net worth individuals and families on wealth transfer strategies, trusts, asset protection, charitable giving and personal legal and business matters.

Steven began his legal career in commercial real estate and business law, and soon became interested in communications law. He has extensive experience in negotiating and managing mergers, acquisitions and asset dispositions, particularly those involving media assets, having done so for numerous transactions worth more than US$1 billion in the aggregate.

Steven received his B.A. from the George Washington University and his J.D. from the Catholic University of America. He is a member of the New York and District of Columbia Bars.

Office: (202) 861-0870
Fax: (202) 429-0657

Practice Specialties

Private Client Services
Estates and Trusts
Business Law and Transactions
Charitable Giving Planning
Communications Law


District of Columbia
New York

Professional & Civic Affiliations

Over the past 25 years, Steven has supported and served on the boards and advisory boards of numerous charitable organizations.  Since 2010 he has focused his philanthropy on international wildlife conservation and, individually and in partnership with others, has advocated for and supported initiatives to reduce threats to the survival of endangered species. Steven manages the Stone Family Charitable Trust, which he co-founded with his father, David Stone (1928-2017), as a vehicle for his family’s support of efforts to stop wildlife trafficking and save endangered species.