The Experience


Your Trusted Advisor

Steven Bruce Lehat

All attorneys are not the same. Your goal is to get an attorney with whom you are comfortable and partner with him as your trusted advisor. Particularized legal service and deep visionary outlook assure your trusted advisor delivers the best legal advice for you. 

Steven Lehat brings three decades of regulatory law solutions to your enterprise. Your legal challenges relating to accessing capital, monetizing intellectual property, and opening markets (including trademarks, copyrights, the internet, franchising, CPSC, EPA, FDA, FTC, CFTC, securities, and import/export transactions) are solved within the context of the "totality of your operations." 

Companies of all sizes and foreign governments seek this guidance, and now you can bring this expertise into your inner circle. 

Whether you require financing with digital tokens, implementing worldwide trademark programs, grow your business where it stands to reach higher and higher levels of success, or need to deflect government imposed penalties from regulatory agencies of all kinds, whatever the issue, help is close at hand. 

"When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going"

Expect ferocious representation  before  FINRA to  secure that you Access Capital, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board  against interruption with your ability to Monetize IP, and the United States Court of  International Trade to repel the closing  of Open Markets you depend on.

With offices in Washington, D. C. and Southern California, clients are served wherever business takes them.

Community Works

As is now well understood, the fabric of any operation is defined by how and how much it gives back to the surrounding community and the world we live in. Giving folks a fair shake and making things transparent and predictable simply translates into the Regulatory World commitment to be involved in charitable works.

Steven Lehat  answers the call to duty and serves on the Board of Directors of Head Start at the University of Southern California.

Regulatory World is proud to contribute to religious, educational and social charities in excess of 10% of revenues.

Mentoring is part of the Regulatory World vision for the future. It is most rewarding to help equip the next generation for success!

With his undergraduate degree in Finance and law degree with its emphasis on business, Steven Lehat is currently mentoring both graduate students and undergraduates at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, and has also mentored at tbe University of Maryland's Dingman Center, University of Cincinnati's Carl Lindner School of Business, as well as the organization Women in Technology.

  • Representative Clients Over Decades of Service:
    • Keiretsu Forum-Provides legal counsel to the Southern California Chapter of the world's largest angel network.
    • Bacardi Corporation- Advised on trade bill.
    • GRUMA Corporation (Mission Foods)- Managed copyright program.
    • Hyundai, Heavy Industries- Managed importation of oil well jackets valued at $120,000,000.
    • Samsung- Advised on Customs classification.
    • Pioneer Electronics- Advised on Customs classification.
    • Saab- Advised on Customs classification.
    • Pier 1 Imports- Guided classification and valuation, and exonerated from $1,000,000 penalty in court.
    • Dive N Surf (Body Glove)- Advised on FTC labeling.
    • RAD Network Devices- Advised on importation.
    • Manwise Investment- Advised on importation.
    • GBS Linens- Managed trademark program.
    • Powell Peralta- Managed worldwide trademark program.
    • NHS- Managed worldwide trademark program.
    • Kingdom of Jordan- Advised revision of Customs and Intellectual Property laws for acceding to WTO.
    • Sturm Foods-Strategic study on sugar procurement.


The Regulatory World Way

The Regulatory World client experience is based on three pillars.  

First, there is guidance to assure predictability to the extent possible as no client wants surprises.  

Next, is protection to keep you out of harms way as regulatory enforcement action makes Regulatory World guardian of the non-obstructed pathway.  

Finally, the lodestar for achieving peace of mind is regulatory compliance guidance to eliminate all impediments to business success since absent such distraction clients thrive.


Why Regulatory World?

There are certainly law firms that can do everything for you requiring legal counsel, but what if you require project management, investment banking, broker dealer, marketing, technology, accounting, and so many other particularized skill sets that fuel business success?  

Regulatory World prides itself on bringing to the table the precise team you need, cultivating  the exact relationships which facilitate the rest of strategy a successful legal maneuver entails.  

With 'business aware context', clients know that the totality of their circumstances can be attended to and that spells benefits not otherwise achievable.