Steven Balasiano has significant experience representing
companies in the apparel manufacturing, retail and real estate
industries. As a member of the Sills Cummis & Gross Corporate and
Fashion, Apparel and Textiles Practice Groups, Mr.
Balasiano focuses on general corporate & business advice, licensing,
intellectual property, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, real estate
acquisitions and leasing. He is resident in the Firm's New York
Prior to joining Sills Cummis & Gross, Mr. Balasiano ran his
own retail and apparel industry consulting company, was President of Comtex US,
a $250 million global sourcing company, was President of Ventura Enterprise
Company, Inc., a $100 million apparel manufacturer, and held Chief
Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary positions at
The Children’s Place. Prior to that, he was an attorney at Stroock &
Stroock & Lavan and Kelley Drye & Warren.