Recent Appearances:

FEB. 4, 2020: “Bill Moyers and Steve Harper on Lawyers, Liars and Trump on Trial,”

FEB. 6, 2020: Rotary Club – Winnetka – “Trump’s Impeachment and Trial”

DEC. 11, 2019: UNEWS on Univision — ‘The Horowitz Report”

DEC. 11, 2019: “Morning Edition” on NPR — “DOJ Watchdog Will Defend His FBI-Russia Probe Findings”

DEC. 10, 2019: “All Things Considered” on NPR — “Michael Horowitz to Testify Before Congress After Delivering Watchdog Report”

DEC. 1, 2019: Winnetka, IL, 10:30 am – Noon

Prior Appearances:

APRIL 27, 2018
“THE LAST WORD with Lawrence O’Donnell” – MSNBC
“Russian Lawyer and House Intelligence Committee Report”

APRIL 3, 2018
“Making Sense of a Complex Story: The Trump-Russia Investigation”
Wilmette Public Library
1242 Wilmette Avenue
Wilmette, IL
Featured speaker in “One Book, Everybody Reads” series

FEB. 23, 2018
“THE LAST WORD with Lawrence O’Donnell” – MSNBC
“Rick Gates’ Guilty Plea in Context”

JAN. 25, 2018
“Updating the Timeline on the Trump-Russia Story”

NOV. 26, 2017
“A Timeline and Road Map of the Mueller Investigation”

NOV. 10, 2017
Illinois State Bar Ass’n
LawEd Program
“Profession Under Pressure”
Chicago, IL

OCT. 27, 2017
“The Lawyer Bubble – A Profession in Crisis”
Kiroff Bench Bar Conference
Toledo, OH

OCT. 3, 2017
Radio Andy on Sirius XM 102 Radio
Interview on the Trump-Russia Timeline

AUG. 28, 2017
“THE LAST WORD with Lawrence O’Donnell” – MSNBC
“Felix Sater and the Trump-Russia Timeline”

AUG. 17, 2017
“THE LAST WORD with Lawrence O’Donnell” – MSNBC
“The Trump-Russia Timeline”

MAY 4, 2017
“100 Days of Deconstruction” discussed on “From a Woman’s Point of View”
WMNF radio (88.5) (podcast available)
Tampa, FL

JUNE 15-16, 2017
Bloomington, MN
Minnesota State Bar Association’s Annual Convention.
June 16 plenary address: “The Role of the Legal Profession in the Trump Era”
June 15 panel discussion: “The Future of Legal Education”

APRIL 23, 2017
“Report Card on the Opposition”
American Fault Lines with Lawrence Pintak
KXL 101 radio
Portland, OR

APRIL 3, 2018 – 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
“Making Sense of a Complex Story: The Trump-Russia Investigation”
Wilmette Public Library
1242 Wilmette Avenue
Wilmette, IL
Featured speaker in “One Book, Everybody Reads” Series


Interview on “Viewpoints” — “Too Many Lawyers… Not Enough Law Jobs” 

Harper’s NY Times Op-Ed: “Too Many Law Students, Too Few Legal Jobs”: 

Interview on Bloomberg Surveillance TV: “Lawyers Are Feeling the Pain”

Interview on the Nightly Business Report: “Legal Profession Facing Changes”

Interview on PBS Newshour: “Headed to Law School? Lower Your Expectations” –

Interview with U.S. News & World Report: The Lawyer Bubble: Why are we graduating more lawyers than we know what to do with? (at

Interview for the New Books Network: The Lawyer Bubble – A Profession in Crisis (at

Interview for the ABA Journal’s Modern Law Library: “‘Lawyer Bubble’ Author Discusses What the Future Looks Like for Today’s New Lawyers” (at

Interview with Above the Law: “An Interview with Steven Harper, Former Kirkland Partner and Author of The Lawyer Bubble” (at

Interview on the Legal Broadcast Network: “The Lawyer Bubble” (at


Other Appearances:

OCTOBER 7, 2016
“Long Day’s Journey Into Night: The Evolving Law Firm Partnership & Strategic Models”
Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute
Twenty-First Annual Law Firm Leaders Forum
New York City

JANUARY 24, 2015
DuPage County Bar Ass’n Annual Meeting
Keynote address
Lisle, IL

OCTOBER 23, 2014
“The Lawyer Bubble – Barriers Facing Minorities”
Pennsylvania Bar Institute Diversity Summit
Philadelphia, PA

OCTOBER 24, 2014
“Bankruptcy & Education”
American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review Symposium
St. John’s University School of Law
Jamaica, NY

MAY 12, 2014
Legal Inclusiveness and Diversity Summit
Keynote speaker
Denver, CO

MAY 6, 2014
The Society of Trial Lawyers
Chicago, IL

MAY 3, 2014
American Academy of Appellate Lawyers – Spring Meeting
Chicago, IL

APRIL 16, 2014
“The Future of the Legal Profession”
Chicago Bar Association
Young Lawyers Section
Chicago, IL

APRIL 11, 2014
Plenary speaker
2014 NALP Annual Education Conference
Seattle, WA

MARCH 5, 2014
Wilmette Rotary Club
Wilmette, IL

JANUARY 13, 2014
New Hampshire Public Radio
“The Exchange”
(listen at:

JANUARY 13, 2014
Northwestern University Law School
Guest speaker in course on “Pro Bono in Large Firms”
McCormick 371
375 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL (rescheduled from January 6 due to university closing)

JANUARY 8, 2014
Tenth Annual Ingram Symposium
Santa Clara Law School
Santa Clara , CA

DECEMBER 7, 2013
First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette
600 Ninth Street
Wilmette, IL

NOVEMBER 12, 2013
Lawyers Club of Chicago
Union League Club
Chicago, IL

OCTOBER 25, 2013
Seton Hall Law Review 2013 Symposium
“Legal Education Looking Forward”
Panel discussion topic: “Law School: What Return(s) on the Investment?”
The Larson Auditorium
Newark, NJ

OCTOBER 16, 2013
Keynote Address
ARK Group 9th Annual Conference
“Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession”
New York City, NY

OCTOBER 4, 2013
Center on the Legal Profession
Stanford Law School
Stanford, CA

SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
Legal Marketing Association of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

JULY 5, 2013
“Lawyers Are Feeling the Pain” on
Bloomberg Surveillance
Bloomberg TV

JUNE 25, 2013
The Nightly Business Report
PBS – Discussion of “The Lawyer Bubble”

MAY 22, 2013
“Topical Currents”
WLRN – 91.3 FM (available online at
Miami and South Florida

MAY 11, 2013, C-SPAN 2 (Book TV) broadcast my earlier appearance at The Book Stall in Winnetka, IL.

APRIL 29, 2013
“The Journey Home”
KSFR – 101.1 FM (available online at
Santa Fe, NM

APRIL 23, 2013 (C-SPAN 2 taped this event for broadcast at a later date)
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court
Winnetka, IL

APRIL 22, 2013
“The Roundtable” with Joe Donahue
WAMC – Northeast Public Radio (available online at

APRIL 22, 2013
“The Bill Leff Show”
WGN Radio – 720 AM (available online at

APRIL 12, 2013
The Shrinking Pyramid: Implications for Law Practice and the Legal Profession” — Panel discussion
Georgetown University Law Center
Center for the Study of the Legal Profession
Washington, D.C.

APRIL 10, 2013
“The Joy Cardin Show”
Wisconsin Public Radio (available online at

APRIL 6, 2013
New Hampshire Public Radio
“Word of Mouth” with Virginia Prescott
WEVO – 89.1 FM in Concord; available online at

APRIL 5, 2013
New York City
The Brian Lehrer Show
WNYC/NPR (93.9 FM/820 AM in NYC area)
(available at:

APRIL 4, 2013, 11:00 am to Noon (EDT)
Washington, DC
The Diane Rehm Show
WAMU (88.5 FM in DC area) and NPR (available at:

APRIL 2, 2013
Illinois Public Media
“Focus” with Jim Meadows
WILL-AM – 580 (available at:

APRIL 2, 2013
“Think” with Krys Boyd
KERA – Public Media for North Texas – 90.1 FM (available at:

MARCH 29, 2013
Capital City Recap with Michael Cohen
WILS-AM 1320 (available at:

MARCH 18, 2013
New Hampshire Public Radio
Word of Mouth” with Virginia Prescott
WEVO – 89.1 FM in Concord; available at:

OCTOBER 1, 2012
Stanford, CA
Stanford Law School
Center on the Legal Profession

SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
Chicago, IL
University of Chicago Booth School of Business Gleacher Center
Keynote Address: “Thinking Beyond Short Term Metrics,” ARK Conference, ARK Group/Managing Partner’s Conference on Law Firm Pricing & Profitability.

MAY 1, 2012
Law Talk Radio