Steve is a shareholder in Reminger Co., LPA’s Columbus office, where he focuses his practice on a wide variety of legal matters including complex commercial litigation, oil and gas litigation, insurance coverage/bad faith, and professional liability.
Prior to joining Reminger, Steven was an associate at an Am Law 200 firm, where he practiced complex commercial litigation, oil and gas litigation, and general business litigation. Steven has extensive experience representing Fortune 500 companies, national oil and gas producers, and financial institutions in all aspects of litigation in both state and federal court. In addition, Steven has experience in class action litigation, successfully opposing class certification in federal court. He also routinely advised clients on eDiscovery issues.
Before going to law school, Steven worked for several years in the financial services sector, where he obtained invaluable knowledge of the banking industry with respect to both business and regulatory issues.
Honors & Recognitions
Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch for Commercial Litigation and Oil & Gas Law
Recognized as a "Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine, 2020-2021
- Feb 13, 2023, Summary Judgment GrantedMonroe County, Ohio
Summary judgment granted on all claims based on the expired statute of limitations and the finding that legal malpractice claims are not tolled until final judgment in an underlying matter.
- Jun 28, 2022, Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings GrantedDelaware
Defense of legal malpractice claim.
- Nov 8, 2021, Decision AffirmedU.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Brian Nally and Steven Chang recently obtained dismissal of a lawsuit pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District Court of Ohio, arising out of allegations that a financial advisor made various improper recommendations to a client. Reminger successfully obtained dismissal from the U.S. District Court, arguing that the Plaintiff failed to state a claim under various securities/criminal statutes and arguing that the claims were time-barred. After an appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, the dismissal in favor of Reminger’s client was affirmed in all respects.
- Jul 23, 2021Ohio Civil Rights Commission, Columbus Regional Office
Obtained a determination of no probable cause in client’s favor against allegations of sex discrimination. Successfully represented client on reconsideration hearing.
- Jun 30, 2021, Motion to Dismiss GrantedU.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division
Plaintiff filed a lawsuit against our investment professional client, asserting various claims arising out of the recommendation of an annuity. We successfully argued the claims were time-barred, and further argued that the Plaintiff failed to state a claim under various securities/criminal statutes. The District Court agreed and dismissed all claims against our client. Additionally, the District Court deemed the Plaintiff a vexatious litigator under Federal law, and enjoined the Plaintiff from filing any new actions unless he sought permission from the Court in advance.
- Oct 30, 2019, Judgment Affirmed5th Dist. Ct. Appeals
Autumn Health Care, et al v. Peoples Bank
Affirmation of trial court's granting of motion for judgment on pleadings and dismissal of all claims against bank-client. Also, reversal of trial court's dismissal of indemnification claim with instructions to the trial court allowing for seeking of judgment in favor for all attorney fees for defense of suit.
- Jan 2, 2023
- Aug 19, 2021
- Press Release, Dec 8, 2020
- Aug 27, 2020
- Press Release, Nov 27, 2019
- Press Release, Jul 11, 2018
J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Order of the Barristers, 2011
- Senior Editor, Case Western Reserve Law Review
- Member, Vanderbilt Moot Court Team
B.A., Texas Tech University, cum laude, 2006
- State of Ohio, 2011
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2012
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2015
- U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals