Steven B. Pfeiffer is Of Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, having been a partner from 1983 through 2017. He served as the Chair of the Executive Committee of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. from 2003 through 2012. Prior to that, Steve was Partner-In-Charge of the Firm’s Washington and London offices and head of the International Department.
Steve is on the Board of Directors of Iridium Communications Inc., a publicly held company based in McLean, Virginia. He chairs the Board of Trustees of The Africa-America Institute and sits on the Board of Directors of Project HOPE and the Board of Directors of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., all of which are non-profit organizations. He is Chairman Emeritus of Wesleyan University in Connecticut, where he served as Chairman ofthe Board from 1987 to 1992.
Steve received a B.A. from Wesleyan University in 1969. He earned a B.A. and M.A. in jurisprudence as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University and an M.A. in Area Studies (Africa) from the University of London, before earning a J.D. from Yale University in 1976. He served on active duty as an officer in the United States Navy from 1972-74 and retired as a Commander, United States Naval Reserve, in 1991.