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 advises high net worth individuals and families on wealth protection and transfer strategies, trusts, charitable giving and personal legal and business matters.  He also provides legal and business advice to privately held businesses.

Steven began his legal career in commercial real estate, communications and business 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, where he was an editor the Journal of Contemporary Health Law & Policy. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland and New York.

Office: (202) 861-0870

Practice Specialties

Private Client Services
Estates and Trusts
Business Law


District of Columbia || Maryland || New York

Professional & Civic Affiliations

Steven’s primary charitable interests are international species conservation and ending the illegal wildlife trade. He supports organizations and initiatives that advance these these causes, individually, through the Stone Charitable Trust, and in partnership with others.  He also travels extensively to meet with current and potential philanthropic partners, visit projects in Africa and Asia and attend conferences on conservation and transnational wildlife crime.  Steven has served on the boards and advisory boards of a number of non-profit organizations.