Steve Britt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Technology Transactions Attorney in McLean, VA

Berenzweig Leonard LLP
 | 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1250
McLean, VA 22102
Phone: 571-581-2865
Fax: 703-462-5459
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Technology Transactions (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (40%),
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (20%),
  • Administrative Law (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Steve Britt is a partner and director of cybersecurity and privacy at the law firm of Berenzweig Leonard LLP in McLean, Virginia. Mr. Britt focuses his practice in administrative, business and corporate law, as well as government contracting and technology transactions. He serves clients throughout Virginia and the District of Columbia. His clients include data hosting companies, software companies, government contractors and other key national organizations.

Mr. Britt has over 40 years of experience. Over the course of his career, he has handled complex technological matters. He also has substantial experience with transactional matters involving founding documents, licensing and operating agreements, as well as employment-related topics such as noncompetition, nonsolicitation and severance agreements.

In addition, Mr. Britt previously served in roles for various governmental agencies. He is a former executive director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency and general counsel of the Civil Aeronautics Board. He has also worked for organizations, including the Department of Energy, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Department of the Interior.

Mr. Britt is involved in several organizations related to business and technology. He belongs to the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Enterprise Forum program committee. He serves on the cybersecurity and tech innovations committees of the Northern Virginia Technology Council.  

Mr. Britt earned a bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University and received his law degree from West Virginia University College of Law. He holds an active law license in both Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Technology Transactions (20%)

Business/Corporate (40%)

Mergers & Acquisitions (20%)

Administrative Law (20%): Licensing

Focus Areas



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Super Lawyers: 2019

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About Steve Britt

Admitted: 1976, Virginia

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, MAVA (Mid-Atlantic Venture Association)
  • Member, MIT Enterprise Forum Program Committee
  • Member, NVTC Cyber-Security Committee
  • Member, NVTC Tech Innovations Committee
  • District of Columbia 
  • Virginia

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • General Counsel, Civil Aeronautics Board 
  • Deputy General Counsel for Programs, Department of Energy
  • Congressional Director / Legislative Counsel, Department of the Interior
  • Principal Deputy General Counsel, Department of Housing & Urban Development
  • Executive Director, Federal Housing Finance Board

Educational Background:

  • West Virginia University, B.S.

Industry Groups

  • Capital Raise
  • Data Security
  • Privacy
  • Start-up Technology
Office Location for Steve Britt

8300 Greensboro Drive
Suite 1250
McLean, VA 22102

Phone: 571-581-2865

Fax: 703-462-5459

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Last Updated: 2/5/2019

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