Leader. Dedicated. Diligent. Personable. These are words people use to describe Stefan Stein.
His integrity, judgment, and transparent style make him a trusted ally to clients and colleagues in the firm. Approachable and open to the views of others, Stefan encourages feedback, knowing he can learn from diverse perspectives. He does not shy away from difficult decisions but believes the best decisions are made through collaboration.
When the firm sought a new chief executive officer, he was an easy choice. The role was a natural progression based on Stefan’s leadership positions and experience throughout his career.
As a former senior vice president of risk management, chief ethics and compliance officer, and general counsel in the telecommunications/technology industry, Stefan possesses first-hand corporate experience, an insider’s perspective, and exceptional skill. Leveraging that experience and skill, he takes an analytical, practical approach, tackling business issues, investigations, and compliance matters to mitigate risk.
With decades of experience representing companies and individuals in complex business disputes, securities litigation, internal investigations, and government investigations and enforcement actions, Stefan looks at matters from both a legal and business perspective, enabling him to provide the best advice. He also provides guidance on indemnification and directors and officers insurance coverage matters.
Competitive by nature, he knew at an early age he wanted to become a lawyer and help others. Law was an area in which he could use his skills of persuasion to advocate for others, and he honed his skills as a trial lawyer while working in the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Stefan has also been actively involved in community service throughout his legal career. He has served on several non-profit boards and was the interim CEO of Urban Peak, a non-profit that provides a convergence of services to homeless youth.
Whether Stefan is representing a client in a boardroom or courtroom or the interests of the firm through his executive position, he has established himself as a trusted advocate for those he serves.