Stephen concentrates his practice on commercial and mass tort litigation.
He received a Robert W. Woodruff Fellowship to attend Emory Law School. While at Emory, Stephen was Executive Administrative Editor of the Emory International Law Review, President of the Emory Public Interest Committee, and the recipient of several awards including the A. James Elliott Community Service Award. In 2007 Stephen served as Judicial Intern to U.S. District Court Judge P. Kevin Castel.
Prior to law school, Stephen worked for three years in the not-for-profit field, directing several anti-poverty projects. He remains involved in volunteer work and serves on the junior board of the New York Foundling.
His memberships include the Federal Bar Council and the American Bar Association.
He is a member of both the liability and damages teams representing Colgan Air in the February 2009 crash of Flight 3407, participating in both discovery and motion practice. He has assisted in the defense of class action lawsuits brought in U.S. courts against carriers by plaintiffs alleging violation of European Union consumer protection regulations and in the representation of Caribbean Airlines before the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority following the 2011 runway excursion of Flight 523.
In addition to his litigation work, Stephen advises clients on international matters, including sanctions law and treaty compliance.
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Published Works and Presentations
Contributor, The Liability Reporter, published jointly by IATA and Condon & Forsyth LLP. (15th ed., February 2013)
Contributor, The Liability Reporter, published jointly by IATA and Condon & Forsyth LLP. (15th ed., February 2012)
Contributor, The Liability Reporter, published jointly by IATA and Condon & Forsyth LLP. (14th ed., February 2011)