Stephen represents businesses and individuals in high-stakes, complex civil disputes across a wide range of industries, including aviation/aerospace, insurance, higher education, real estate, and construction. He has a dozen years of significant “first chair” experience in all stages and types of litigation and dispute resolution. He also provides legal advice to clients on risk assessment and management, and develops legal strategies for achieving business objectives while avoiding or mitigating potential disputes. Stephen has a strong track record of building trusting relationships with clients through collaboration, sound judgment, creative problem solving, hard work, and good results.
Before joining the firm in 2011, Stephen served as a law clerk for Circuit Judge Edward C. Prado of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Chief Judge Mark E. Fuller of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.