representing developers and producers, commodity traders and suppliers to the energy industry; disputes involving alleged violations of securities laws, including representing public companies, officers and directors, and special committees; and large-scale construction disputes. In the past 10 years, Stephen has tried or arbitrated more than 20 cases to verdict or final award. Has first chair jury and non-jury trial experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal district courts. Represented numerous clients in obtaining injunctive relief from state and federal courts.
Experience arbitrating US and international matters to awards under various arbitration regimes including the American Arbitration Association, International Centre for Dispute Resolution, International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce and United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Has served as an arbitrator in US-based and international arbitrations.
Chair, Litigation Section; Member, Firmwide Management Committee
State Bar of Texas, Litigation Section; Houston Bar Association, Litigation Section, Past-Chair; University of Texas School of Law Alumni Association, Executive Committee, 2012 - 2015
JD, The University of Texas School of Law, 1990; AB, Duke University, 1987