Steven J. English is a member of the Real Estate and Zoning Department at Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin.  For the past fifteen years, Steven has served as the solicitor for suburban and rural municipalities, zoning hearing boards, UCC appeals boards and water and sewer authorities.  From that service, Steven understands the issues and concerns regarding subdivision and land development from a municipal perspective.

Steven’s responsibilities have touched upon every aspect of local governance.  Steven has effectively handled all stages of the land development process, from negotiating and drafting complex zoning and SALDO ordinances, development agreements and financial security agreements, to shepherding plans through planning commissions, governing bodies and state administrative agencies.  Steven has negotiated, reviewed and drafted police contracts, agreements for the acquisition and disposition of municipal real estate, and bid documents for municipal construction projects running the gamut from simple sewer line extensions to the construction of a state-of-the art police station.  Steven has drafted wide-ranging ordinances related to taxation, signs and billboards, hunting and firearms, solicitation and peddling, the Uniform Construction Code, stormwater management, parking and traffic, recycling and exotic animals.




  • Pennsylvania
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D. 2000)
  • The Pennsylvania State University (B.S., Accounting 1990)

Publications & Speeches

Personal Interests

Steven enjoys reading histories and biographies, searching for the perfect meal in New York City, and hiking in our national parks, particularly those in the western states.