Steven Moctezuma is an associate attorney in WSHB's Ontario office whose practice focuses on complex tort and complex civil litigation.

Steven graduated from Tulane University Law School. While in law school, he was a senior articles editor of the Tulane Environmental Law Journal and vice president of the Tulane Environmental and Energy Law Society. Steven has published several articles, including one in the Pace Environmental Law Review and two in the Tulane Environmental Law Journal, with one of the latter being the Tulane Center of Environmental Law Prize Winning Comment. He has also received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award in his Historic Preservation course. Steven earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, with a major in Philosophy.

He previously worked as a student attorney with Tulane's Environmental Law Clinic, successfully arguing on behalf of clients for a favorable decision in the Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals. Steven's experience also includes mass torts liability and advocacy-based work before California state agencies.

Steven enjoys playing soccer, philosophy, hiking, and recording music.



  • Tulane University School of Law (J.D., 2023)
    • Senior Articles Editor of the Tulane Environmental Law Journal
    • Vice President of the Tulane Environmental & Energy Law Society
    • 2L Representative of the First-Generation Law Student Association
    • Member of the Tulane Latinx Law Student Association
  • University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 2017)

Licensed to Practice in

  • California



  • Case Note, HollyFrontier Cheyenne Refining LLC v. Renewable Fuels Association: The Supreme Court Holds that Clean Air Acts’ Renewable Fuel Programs’ Exemption Requires No Continuity in EPA Granting Extensions, 35 TUL. ENV’T L.J. (2022)
  • TCEL Prize Winning Comment, Exposed & Isolated: Farmworker Vulnerability to Climate Change, Inadequate Regulations, and Takings Claims, 36 TUL. ENV’T L.J. (2023)
  • The Green Future and the Golden Past: Issues and Approaches Regarding the Sustainability of Historical Structures and Sites, PACE ENV’T L. REV. (2023)

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