Attorney Steven Rovner has earned a solid reputation for representing injured individuals against large insurance companies. He prides himself on hard work ethic and dedication to his clients.
He and Queller joined Supergirl during its initial season as consulting producers before being promoted to co-showrunners during its second season.
Early Life and Education
At Temple Undergraduate School and law school, he served as class president. Additionally, he became deputy district attorney of Philadelphia under Arlen Specter before becoming a Pennsylvania State Senate Member and practicing with Potter Anderson & Corroon firm.
He is an advocate for animal rights and passionately cares for their well-being, founding Roscoe Village Animal Hospital in 2005 as a medically advanced clinic offering stem cell treatments. As an active philanthropist supporting local causes and community programs he also enjoys boating, exercising and reading veterinary journals in his free time.
Steven is a partner at Rovner, Allen, Rovner, Zimmerman Sigman & Schmidt’s Feasterville office and practices personal injury and general civil litigation with an emphasis on motor vehicle accidents, wrongful deaths and serious bodily injuries.
He is also a prolific writer, having published many law review articles, book chapters, psychological journal articles and newspaper/magazine essays – not to mention guesting on various television and radio shows such as Good Morning America and CNN!
He is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida – as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States – as well as being an honorary lifetime trustee of Temple University and delegate to several Republican national conventions during his career.
Achievement and Honors
Rovner has held various executive roles at Warner Bros. Television, is on the board of Anti-Defamation League, Barnard College and Paley LA; is also an NAB member and serves on its Advisory Council for NAACP Entertainment Advocacy Council.
She now oversees content teams tasked with the creation and production of programming for NBC, Bravo, E!, Oxygen, Syfy, Universal Kids and USA as well as Peacock streaming service – an important task at a critical juncture as television production levels decline and industry members grapple with race and gender inequality issues.
Rovner has received numerous honors and awards for her artwork, including the 2023 Israel Prize in plastic arts. Her pieces have been shown at major museums around the globe.
He served on the boards of both Temple University and Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine as a trustee and Southeast Pennsylvania’s regional campaign chair for Israel Bonds, raising funds in that role. Additionally, he hosted weekly radio talk shows on local stations as well as holding state senator offices from 1970-1974 – holding every class president position from undergraduate and law school graduation through to working under Arlen Specter as assistant district attorney before entering politics as state senator.
He is a member of the Rotary Club and serves on several nonprofit boards, such as Ross Feller Casey in Center City that handles personal injury claims. He lives in Feasterville with his wife and has two sons, an in-law daughter-in-law, three grandchildren and plays the saxophone with a Rovner Legacy Ligature fitted with TurboCharger Kit retrofit; Ponzol stainless mouthpiece; Conn 1938 Tenor Sax.
Rovner came close to winning several public offices during his long political career, narrowly losing three races: 1974 state Senate election; 1979 bid for Philadelphia City Council at-large seat and 1986 primary run against Arlen Specter for U.S. Senate seat he held currently.
He was widely respected, earning the trust of both clients and insurers alike as an aggressive litigator in personal injury cases. He regularly took on insurance companies on their clients’ behalf.
Mr. Leary was also widely-respected civic leader who dedicated much of his time and energy to charity work. As president of his classes at Temple both undergraduate and law school levels, as well as serving on its Board of Trustees and hosting weekly radio talk show broadcast in Philadelphia area.