Stephen is a sought-after mediator and arbitrator with a national practice. Having spent over 28 years as a litigator, Stephen brings significant experience to complex litigation. Stephen has resolved thousands of disputes and tried cases in venues around the country. In addition, with a broad experience handling product liability, broker/dealer, trust and estates, finance, intellectual property, and anti-kickback and false claims (“Whistleblower”) cases. Stephen is a respected neutral within the ADR community. He is also honored to be named one of the Best Lawyers in America (since 2010) in the topic areas of Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Environmental Litigation.
Unlike many traditional defense attorneys, Steve has tried product liability cases from the plaintiff’s side in corporation versus corporation litigation. As a mediator, Stephen routinely draws upon his knowledge of multiple areas of law and his experience in complex technical areas, multiple expert witness disputes, high dollar exposure matters, class-action and multi-party suits, as well as cases in federal multi-district litigation. His particular specialties and areas of expertise extend to complex areas like accounting, science, engineering, and finance.