Steven Friedman is ISS’ General Counsel. Steven oversees all legal matters, including corporate contracting, intellectual property, human resources, litigation and regulatory compliance.
Steven returned to ISS in April 2014, having originally joined the company in September 2003 as its General Counsel and leading the company’s legal function through the sale of ISS to RiskMetrics Group in January2007, guiding RiskMetrics through its IPO in January of 2008 and its eventual sale to MSCI in June 2010. After leaving ISS in June 2011, Steven served as the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of EDGAR Online, Inc. Before returning to ISS, Steven most recently served as Counsel to The Norton Law Firm. Steven received his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis and his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School.