Mr. Stevens was a partner in the Boston law firm Foley Hoag LLP for 38 years, practicing environmental law with a focus on public health issues. He served as counsel in the cases that established treatment standards for Boston’s wastewater, drinking water, and stormwater. Mr. Stevens also represented Boston University in connection with its planned Level 4 biocontainment laboratory and participated in numerous risk-based cleanups of environmental contamination. He has long been active in the preservation of open land and currently serves as chairman of the Concord Land Conservation Trust in Concord, MA, where he lives with his wife Virginia. Mr. Stevens hold a BA from Harvard College, a MA from University of Sussex, and a JD from Harvard University Law School.