Steven I. Okoye, Esq. is an Associate in Frier Levitt’s Life Sciences Department. Steven’s practice focuses on representing healthcare and life science clients in diverse set of transactional and regulatory matters, including managed care and payor contracting, PBM audits and terminations, and network access.
Steven earned his Juris Doctorate in 2017 from Rutgers Law School. During his time at Rutgers, Steven was the Managing Technology Editor for the Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy. He was involved in several activities, including the Rutgers Domestic Violence Project, Vice President of the Black Law Students Association, and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Steven was appointed as a Minority Students Program Teaching Fellow. He was also a Philadelphia Diversity Law Group Fellow in 2015.
Prior to joining Frier Levitt, Steven served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Thomas W. Sumners, Jr. in the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division. Steven also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Paula T. Dow, P.J.Ch., at the New Jersey Superior Court, Chancery Division during his final year of law school. In addition, he worked as a legal intern at Independence Blue Cross.
Before starting his legal career, Steven worked in chemistry and biotechnology at Merck and Solvay.
Legal: Rutgers Law School
Undergraduate: Temple University, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry
- State of New Jersey
- State of New York (pending)
- Garden State Bar Association
- New Jersey State Bar Association
- Rutgers University Black Alumni Network
- The Dean’s Award for Service to Rutgers Law School
- Dean’s List
- Barristers Association Scholarship
- Frederick Douglas Moot Court Competition Best Petitioner’s Brief (Mid-Atlantic Region)