Chairman, Proskauer Rose LLP

Steven Ellis joined Proskauer Rose in 2004 and became Chair of the firm in 2020. He was previously founder and Co-Chair of the firm's Private Credit Group. Steve is also a Board Member for Team IMPACT, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of kids battling diseases.  

Proskauer’s diversity initiatives include the Silver Scholar Program, which provides a summer position and scholarship money to a diverse law student, a variety of partnerships with pipeline programs, and seven affinity groups. 

Joined LCLD 2010

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2022: Janicelynn Park; 2021: Wai Choy; 2017: Chantel Febus; 2016: Evandro Gigante; 2014: Keisha-Ann Grace Gray; 2013: Alicia Joyce Batts; 2012: Ronald E. Wood

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2022: Matthew Geduldig, Om Alladi; 2021: Szeman Lam, Mee Kim

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2021: Alondra Munoz, Evelyn Blanco, Jennifer Ok, John Sedarous, Kyle Sanchez, Andrew Johnson; 2019: Serena Warner, Angela Gichinga, Alisha Bruce; 2014: Sherene Davidson, Leland Shelton; 2013: Ivory Bishop, Bassam Chain, Joshua Espinosa, Matthew Geduldig, Anna Han, Ebony Ray, Amanda Toy; 2012: Han C. Choi

Annual Meeting (2021, 2020, 2014)


Member: Steven Ellis 

Diversity Professional: Mark Bunbury

Communications: Megahn Sant'AnnaPeter Wilson Jr.