Steven Stein

Fax 310-201-2312

Representative Experience

Trial and Arbitration Experience

  • Served as second chair in jury trial representing real estate developers in dispute over five-star hotel
  • Served as second chair in arbitration representing film production company in rights dispute
  • Part of trial team that obtained ruling allowing client to sell the Los Angeles Clippers
  • Part of trial team that obtained favorable verdict for construction manager accused of wrongdoing

Pre-Trial Experience

  • Represents one of the most popular sports and pop culture websites in the country in connection with various high-profile lawsuits alleging copyright and trademark infringement, right of publicity and defamation
  • Authored motion obtaining summary judgment for television network in talent dispute
  • Defended studio in copyright infringement case concerning famous spy character
  • Defended toy manufacturer in trademark infringement litigation

Appellate Experience

  • Authored briefs obtaining Ninth Circuit reversal of false advertising judgment against manufacturer
  • Part of team that obtained Ninth Circuit reversal of $23 million verdict against public school district
  • Part of team that obtained Ninth Circuit affirmance of anti-SLAPP ruling for public school district

Cannabis-Related Experience

  • Helped advise client on groundbreaking deal to license major brand in cannabis space
  • Helped advise prominent media company on cannabis-related licensing issues
  • Advise clients on cannabis-related rules and regulations in California