Steven Stein

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Biography

Steve Stein is a litigator who has represented clients in an array of high-profile matters, including prominent media organizations in speech and intellectual property disputes, entertainment companies in claims concerning valuable projects, and companies and individuals in complex business and contract disputes.

Steve has significant experience litigating business issues in high-net-worth dissolution proceedings. He also litigates cannabis-related disputes, helping found and serving as Co-Chair of the firm’s Cannabis Group. He regularly takes cases to arbitration and trial.

Before joining the firm, Steve wrote for the Washington Post and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Stephen A. Higginson on the United States Court of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit.

Whether writing a brief or arguing in court, Steve draws on his experience as a journalist and law clerk to distill complex facts and legal issues into a concise, commonsense story.

Clerkship

  • Honorable Stephen A. Higginson on the United States Court of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit

Awards

  • Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2019 - 2022

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Central District of California

Education

  • University of Southern California Gould School of Law  (J.D., 2012)
    • Executive Articles Editor, USC Law Review
  • Emory University  (B.A., summa cum laude, 2008)
    • Journalism and Political Science