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Steve Lecholop, Of Counsel


Steve Lecholop remains Of Counsel with the firm while he serves as the Deputy Commissioner for Governance at the Texas Education Agency. Steve was an attorney in the firm’s Disputes and Litigation Group from March 2013 through October 2022, including as a partner from 2019 through 2022.  

Education & Bar Admissions

Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (cum laude)

Master of Arts in Teaching, The Johns Hopkins University

Bachelor of Business Administration, The University of Texas at Austin (Business Honors Program)

Admitted to practice in the State of Texas, and before the United States District Courts for the Western, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of Texas, the District of Colorado, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Community Involvement

San Antonio Independent School District, School Board Trustee (May 2013 – May 2022)

American Bar Association, Executive Editor of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Litigation Journal and co-chair of the Publications Subcommittee (2011-2013)

Teach for America, Corps Member (2004-2006) and San Antonio Regional Advisory Board Member (2010-2013; 2022)

Leadership San Antonio, Class 40 (2015) and Steering Committee Class 46 (2022)


San Antonio Business Journal, Top 40 Under 40, 2014-2015

Named among Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters, (2016-2021)

“Rising Star”, S.A. Scene Magazine, (2018-2019)

“Best Lawyer” Business Litigation, S.A. Scene Magazine (2018-2022)