Steve Sharpe Named 2018 Rising Star

DECEMBER 8, 2018

Congratulations to Senior Attorney Steve Sharpe who received a 2018 Rising Star award from the National Consumer Law Center on October 27th. The award honors an attorney, in practice for 15 years or less, who made major contributions to consumer law within the past two years by trying or settling a case of great success and significance.

“This award reflects how much I’ve learned from my brave, strong, and resilient clients and from the brilliant advocates I’ve worked with at our amazing program and at other programs from across the country,” Steve commented.
Steve is frequent presenter regionally and nationally on FHA-insured mortgages, foreclosure defense, and other consumer and litigation issues. He is also a Contributing Author, National Consumer Law Center, Foreclosures & Mortgage Servicing (5th Ed. 2014) and Ohio Consumer Law (2017-2018 ed). He is a Consumer Fellow with the American Bar Association’s Consumer Financial Services Committee.

Steve joined Legal Aid in 2008 after completing a prestigious Skadden Fellowship focused on representing homeowners who were victimized by predatory lenders. He is a graduate of Indiana University – Maurer School of Law, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif.